I just had a good laugh when I looked through iostream.h (Dev-Cpp\include\C++\3.4.2\backward). It turns out, this is all it is doing for C++:
That is all I have to say to you anti-standard guys around here.
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#define _BACKWARD_IOSTREAM_H 1
// Local Variables: