From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-23 02:33:58
>>Also, you can save a format object, e.g.:
>> // old style
>> containerfmt_t< char, pairfmt_t< char > >
>> myformat = containerfmt( pairfmt().format( " = "
> )).format( "<< ", "
>> >>" );
>> std::cout << formatob( vec, myformat ); // << ( a = 5 ), (
>>b = 7 ), ...
>> std::cout << formatob( lst, myformat ); // << ( i = 2.132 ), ( j =
>>3.14159 ), ... >>
>> std::cin >> formatob( vec, myformat );
> And now I need to write
> std::cout << formatob( lst, myformat );
> every time I print list? No, thank you.
As opposed to Foo(lst, std::cout)?
I would certainly go with the former...
Also, if you read the rest of the thread, you would have noticed that
there were a lot of talk about storing the formatter within the stream
itself. Reece has proposed quite a few solutions - and I'm sure he'll
come up with a very good one in the end.
What he was explaining is how things are done now - in this version of
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