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From: Richard Day (richardvday_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-19 17:41:32

Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> Richard Day wrote:
>>> Something that would use meta-programming to optimize the generation of
>>> the formatted string would be way better than printf.
>> How does this improve on printf ? Not that I favor printf but I dont see
>> how this is any better.
>> Speed wise yea much better at run time at least, printf is a hog on cpu
>> cycles.
>> Do you plan on generating every possible string at compile time ?
>> I call that code bloat.
> I call that lack of understanding.
> What we remove is simply the parsing of the format description, which
> can be done at compile-time.
Yes lack of understanding.
Unfortunately I could only go on what you had written above, apparently
you intend something different then what it appeared to suggest.
My apologies.

Best regards,
    Richard Day

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