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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost::Format add-on
From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-17 15:10:38

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Gallagher" <ryan.gallagher_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 5:29 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Boost::Format add-on

> Joel Falcou <joel.falcou <at>> writes:
>> Who is in charge of Format maintenance ?
> Sorry, but I don't know. Just some comments on what's proposed.
> Also, you might post a patch to trac. It's too bad boost
> doesn't have something like reviewboard setup for proposed patches.
>> I would like to propose a simple patch to add an accessor to
>> the number of arguments expected by the formating :
>> int args() const { return num_args_; }
> I'm not a fan of this name and think that more should be done.
> For the method name, I think "num_expected_args" would be better.
> Further, "num_bound_args" and "num_remaining_args" may be nice to
> have.
> Finally, I'd like to see better documentation on the already
> existing "size" method. It's somewhat buried in the html
> documentation and the header docs are not as clear as they should be.


you might post a patch to trac ;-)


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