Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] [date_time] Trac 13194 - %e posix time_input_facet specifier behavior
From: James E. King, III (jking_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-12-21 20:17:18

On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Edward Diener via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 12/21/2017 12:54 PM, James E. King, III via Boost wrote:
>> Just looking at this one, and looking at the documentation, it states that
>> %e is the same as %d however when the value is less than 10, a leading
>> space is to be used instead of a leading zero.
>> The example in the description has a flaw, I believe, and I commented on
>> that. Do folks agree with my comment? Should parsing fail if it says
>> "December 5" (with one space) and the format string is "%B %e"? Valid
>> input would be "December 5" (with two spaces).
> I think the leading space being used rather than a leading 0 refers to
> output. On input I would expect spaces to be ignored when parsing.

Thanks, the behavior is not specified well in the documentation relative to
this behavior.
It does say that %e input processing is supported, but locale-specific, so
this is still a bug
that can be fixed, and the patch in the trac issue looks like it takes care
of it.

- Jim

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at