Interpretation of

Paolo Carlini
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.

I see.

> Perhaps this should be __fill instead of ' ', uniformly. I believe you
> are correct about this due to
> I think that, to be standards conformant, space is required.

Well, after having read, 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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