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From: James Kanze (kanze_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-27 12:25:16

Karl Nelson <kenelson_at_[hidden]> writes:

|> I would argue that most of these are grossly misnamed. We are
|> really trying to discuss "formatting" but the library for review
|> mixes reorder and format in the same context. They may share
|> implementation details but they are reasonably unique concepts.
|> (format includes reordering and format specifiers.)

I agree, but I've yet to see a solution which allows separating them.
And both the formatting string and the order are normally locale
dependant, which is sort of a justification for putting them together.

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