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Re: [RFC]: designing customizable format attributes


On Sat, 9 Jul 2005, Mike Stump wrote:

> On Saturday, July 9, 2005, at 07:02 AM, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> > I once tried to do some macro wizardry to get at least some cases checked,
> > but dropped it when I realized %@ wasn't going to work; that specifier is
> > awfully common in objc code.
> 
> I'd like to get %@ in the checking code for the Objective languages.  :-)

Given that I don't currently see extensible checking as usefully feasible 
without causing maintainability problems, I think it would be reasonable 
to continue to add built-in support for additional types of widely used 
formats - such as these Objective-C ones.

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