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|0001438||OCaml||OCaml general||public||2002-10-14 18:32||2013-08-31 12:46|
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|Summary||0001438: minor feature request: printf and binary digits|
|Description||Scanf supports reading binary via %i, but Printf does not support|
printing binary (%b is taken by boolean, which is symmetric with
scanf). Perhaps %B?
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> Scanf supports reading binary via %i, but Printf does not support
> printing binary (%b is taken by boolean, which is symmetric with
> scanf). Perhaps %B?
You will be glad to know that the working sources for Scanf and Printf
treat %b as binary notation for integers and %B as a boolean Caml token
(symetrically to %C and %S).
An experimental binary printing implementation is also included in
Printf. It has to be reworked and generalized (or drastically
simplified) but is functionning.
INRIA, Projet Cristal, Pierre.Weis@inria.fr, http://pauillac.inria.fr/~weis/ [^]
Implemented by PW 2002-10-15
removed by DD 2003-07-01 because of incompatibility problems (PR#1675)
There doesn't seem to be much demand for this feature. If someone can come up with a compelling argument, a good choice of letter (given that B and b are already taken), and a patch, we might include it.
|2005-11-18 10:13||administrator||New Issue|
|2012-01-25 16:03||doligez||Relationship added||related to 0001675|
|2012-01-25 16:07||doligez||Note Added: 0006800|
|2012-01-25 16:07||doligez||Status||acknowledged => resolved|
|2012-01-25 16:07||doligez||Resolution||open => suspended|
|2012-01-25 16:07||doligez||Description Updated||View Revisions|
|2013-08-31 12:46||xleroy||Status||resolved => closed|
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