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- Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL 5.4] alternate way of format/pack/unpack (in the string library)
- From: Francisco Olarte <folarte@...>
- Date: Fri, 26 May 2017 17:59:45 +0200
On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 5:44 PM, Javier Guerra Giraldez
> On 26 May 2017 at 16:32, François Perrad <email@example.com> wrote:
>> `format` is good for small things, and the new way is good for serious
> Am I the only one that thinks iostream is the second ugliest part of C++?
> and of course, far, far less readable than `printf()` style
Nope. One of the first thing I've had to do in several projects in C++
is to add printf-like formatting to logging and io frameworks as the
source was otherwise imposible to understand. And I've done it in Java
and Lua too, where it is much easier ( as you can catch
format-parameter discordances more easily ).