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From: Scott Woods (scottw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-19 01:44:44

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy Maitin-Shepard" <jbms_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 5:15 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] [rfc] I/O Library Design

> Indeed, it is true that printf is not perfect, because it requires that
> the arguments are referenced in the same order that they are specified

>> Internationalization is, indeed, an issue. But to my mind, if we're
>> speaking of a Standard proposal, we need a more well-thought solution to
>> this problem, and neither current streaming IO nor C-style IO suits
>> it.
> I do agree that a well thought out proposal is needed, and that neither
> iostreams nor C printf are suitable. I'll be happy with anything that

Interesting. Would be real keen to know what the actual goals would
be for such a proposal. I can see several excellent proposals arising
from the ideas mentioned here, but each would have different goals.

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