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2015-07-20 23:14 GMT+02:00 Parke <>:
>>   string.format("%d", 2.7)
> In this case, string.format does not have to convert 2.7 to an integer
> (although it could).  string.format in this case is converting a float
> to a string, and the request for truncation is not hidden, it is
> explicit in %d.

This is a persuasive argument. However, the manual says:
    Options c, d, i, o, u, X, and x expect an integer.
Should the argument apply to the others too? Maybe %i?
Maybe not %x?