libc and crt support...

Greg Miller
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999

Brian Macy wrote:
> > For that matter, why would you even need such a function? Give me a
> > string stream any day.
> Because streams make anything besides trivial formatting absolutely hideous.

Well, I guess that's subjective and therefore not worth arguing, but
anything beyond trivial formatting is extremely rare, and I find it hard
to imagine how it could be worth the dangers and ugliness of
printf-style functions.
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