Subject: Re: Linux's printf() extensions
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 09/23/1998 13:34:45
On Wed, 23 Sep 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
: I believe OpenBSD may have the guts of some of this stuff, if someone
: felt it was a) a standard and b) worth stealing.
XPG, I'm pretty sure. The reasoning is for better support of
internationalization via their standard <nl_types.h>, where positional
parameters can be moved about in a translated message.
The format is:
where N is the argument number in decimal, .... is the standard formatting
options offered by type q, and q is the format type.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)