21 Strings library [strings]

21.1 General [strings.general]

This Clause describes components for manipulating sequences of any non-array trivial standard-layout ([basic.types]) 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, string classes, and null-terminated sequence utilities, as summarized in Table 57.
Table 57: Strings library summary   [tab:strings.summary]
Subclause
Header
Character traits
<string>
String classes
String view classes
<string_­view>
Null-terminated sequence utilities
<cctype>, <cstdlib>, <cstring>, <cuchar>, <cwchar>, <cwctype>