From: Stewart, Robert (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-11 13:50:50
From: Peter Dimov [mailto:pdimov_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 12:03 PM
> From: "Karl Nelson" <kenelson_at_[hidden]>
> > Second, what is reasonable here? Under Microsoft .Net they
> allow the
> > same argument to be used multiple times. Or an argument not to be
> > used. Should this be valid?
> > cout << format("%2$d %2$x", i, i);
> Why not?
It allows a class of errors -- accidentally referring to the second argument
both times, instead of both -- that it may be better to prevent.
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