17 Library introduction [library]

17.6 Library-wide requirements [requirements]

17.6.4 Constraints on programs [constraints] Overview [constraints.overview]

This section describes restrictions on C++ programs that use the facilities of the C++ standard library. The following subclauses specify constraints on the program's use of namespaces ([namespace.std]), its use of various reserved names ([reserved.names]), its use of headers ([alt.headers]), its use of standard library classes as base classes ([derived.classes]), its definitions of replacement functions ([replacement.functions]), and its installation of handler functions during execution ([handler.functions]).