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From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-15 15:47:07

Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On 03/15/2010 09:32 PM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
> > Andrey Semashev wrote:
> >> I disagree. First, you don't need the library to spam the console.
> >
> > Who are you to say what we need WRT the console? We
> > frequently write
> > output to stderr with the express intention of redirecting it to a
> > file or pipeline.
> My point was that you can simply write to stderr without messing with
> the library. Writing to a file is a more complicated task, and the
> library provides an easy way to solve it + a few bonuses.

I see. I misread the emphasis in your statement. Isn't English wonderfully vague at times?

Still, the formatting and filtering behaviors of the library are still useful to determine what and whether output is written to stderr.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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