Section: 31.8.2 [re.regex.construct] Status: CD1 Submitter: Eric Niebler Opened: 2007-06-03 Last modified: 2016-02-10
Priority: Not Prioritized
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Looking at N2284, 31.8 [re.regex], p3 basic_regex class template synopsis shows this constructor:
template <class InputIterator> basic_regex(InputIterator first, InputIterator last, flag_type f = regex_constants::ECMAScript);
In 31.8.2 [re.regex.construct], p15, the constructor appears with this signature:
template <class ForwardIterator> basic_regex(ForwardIterator first, ForwardIterator last, flag_type f = regex_constants::ECMAScript);
ForwardIterator is probably correct, so the synopsis is wrong.
[ John adds: ]
I think either could be implemented? Although an input iterator would probably require an internal copy of the string being made.
I have no strong feelings either way, although I think my original intent was InputIterator.
Adopt the proposed resolution in N2409.
[ Kona (2007): The LWG adopted the proposed resolution of N2409 for this issue. The LWG voted to accelerate this issue to Ready status to be voted into the WP at Kona. ]