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Re: gettext 0.16 vs 0.14.6

Alan Barrett <> writes:

> On Fri, 18 Jul 2008, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> I read the NEWS for gettext 0.17, and it didn't say anything about
>> printf argument reordering.  Is that something specified in POSIX, or a
>> Linuxism, or something else?  I can see it being useful for
>> printing internationalized dates.
> I don't know who did it first, but SUSv3 calls it an "XSI"
> option.  It's not in the C99 standard, or in NetBSD's libc.  See
> <>,
> which uses internationalised dates as an example.

In that case I would have to say it's lame of us not to implement it.

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