24 Strings library [strings]

24.1 General [strings.general]

This Clause describes components for manipulating sequences of any non-array POD type. Such types are called char-like types, and objects of char-like types are called char-like objects or simply characters.

The following subclauses describe a character traits class, a string class, and null-terminated sequence utilities, as summarized in Table 53.

Table 53 — Strings library summary
Subclause Header(s)
[char.traits] Character traits <string>
[string.classes] String classes <string>
[string.view] String view classes <string_­view>
[c.strings] Null-terminated sequence utilities <cstring>