Interpretation of 18.104.22.168.2.2
Mon Feb 18 12:15:00 GMT 2002
Benjamin Kosnik wrote:
> 2 Where none or space appears, white space is permitted in the format,
> except where none appears at the end, in which case no white space is
> permitted. The value space indicates that at least one space is required
> at that position.
> Perhaps this should be __fill instead of ' ', uniformly. I believe you
> are correct about this due to 22.214.171.124.2.
> I think that, to be standards conformant, space is required.
Well, after having read 126.96.36.199, I agree with you about the required space.
I also add that another respected implementation of the ISO/ANSI standard library
indeed uses __fill instead of ' ', uniformly. I'm preparing a patch to this effect.
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