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Section: 220.127.116.11 [string.require] Status: TC1 Submitter: Nico Josuttis Opened: 1998-09-29 Last modified: 2016-12-23
Priority: Not Prioritized
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The constructor from a range:
template<class InputIterator> basic_string(InputIterator begin, InputIterator end, const Allocator& a = Allocator());
lacks a throws clause. However, I would expect that it throws according to the other constructors if the numbers of characters in the range equals npos (or exceeds max_size(), see above).
In 18.104.22.168 [string.require], Strike throws paragraphs for constructors which say "Throws: length_error if n == npos."
Throws clauses for length_error if n == npos are no longer needed because they are subsumed by the general wording added by the resolution for issue 83.