Submitter: UK C Panel
Submission Date: 2001-09-07
Source: Clive D.W. Feather <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: are values a form of behaviour ?
I can see nothing that says or implies that production of an unspecified value is a form of unspecified behaviour, and similarly for implementation-defined values. It is therefore arguable that a program is strictly-conforming even if its output depends on an unspecified value.
Suggested Technical Corrigendum
Add a new paragraph 4#2a after 4#2:
[#2a] An evaluation that makes use of an unspecified or implementation-defined value is a form of unspecified or implementation-defined behaviour respectively.
In section 3.4.4, prepend
"Use of an unspecified value, or other ..." before "behavior where".
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