@Charles: OK, I've checked the history of C++98

http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/projects

The C++ standard was out for FDIS ballot ending 1998-06-23.
The C++ standard was published 1998-09-01 by ISO ITTF as ISO/IEC 14882:1998.

so hopefully you will be OK. Smiley