17 Library introduction [library]

17.3 Definitions [definitions]

17.3.12 iostream class templates [defns.iostream.templates]

templates, defined in Clause [input.output], that take two template arguments
Note: The arguments are named charT and traits. The argument charT is a character container class, and the argument traits is a class which defines additional characteristics and functions of the character type represented by charT necessary to implement the iostream class templates.  — end note ]