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Subject: Re: [boost] [Format] Making a change
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-15 06:18:40

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Vicente Botet
<vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Upon some reflection, neither of these look natural to me.
>> What would look natural is the following, implemented using C++11 variadic
>> templates (and then the return value could be a string in the first
>> place):
>> set(dict2, "link", boost::format("../../?q=%s", name));
> Note that Boost.Format works differently depending on the locale of the
> Output Stream. So, I guess your proposal is not an option.

Argh, those silly locales again.

> IIRC, when you use explicitly the str function you are stating explicitly
> that you want to use the default locale.
> I don't see yet why
> set(dict2, "link", str(format("../../?q=%s") % name)); // 1
> set(dict2, "link", format("../../?q=%s") % name); // 2
> is not satisfactory.

It's still worse than 2.


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