988. Reflexivity meaningless?

Section: 99 [concept.comparison] Status: NAD Submitter: Alisdair Meredith Opened: 2009-02-24 Last modified: 2016-02-10

Priority: Not Prioritized

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Discussion:

99 [concept.comparison] p2:

Due to the subtle meaning of == inside axioms, the Reflexivity axiom does not do anything as written. It merely states that a value is substitutable with itself, rather than asserting a property of the == operator.

Original proposed resolution:

Change the definition of Reflexivity in 99 [concept.comparison]:

axiom Reflexivity(T a) { (a == a) == true; }

[ Post Summit: ]

Alisdair: I was wrong.

Recommend NAD.

Proposed resolution:

NAD.