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Re: gettext 0.16 vs 0.14.6

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.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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