23 Iterators library [iterators]

23.1 General [iterators.general]

This Clause describes components that C++ programs may use to perform iterations over containers ([containers]), streams ([iostream.format]), stream buffers ([stream.buffers]), and other ranges ([ranges]).
The following subclauses describe iterator requirements, and components for iterator primitives, predefined iterators, and stream iterators, as summarized in Table 81.
Table 81: Iterators library summary   [tab:iterators.summary]
Subclause
Header
Iterator requirements
<iterator>
Iterator primitives
Iterator adaptors
Stream iterators
Range access