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From: Jérôme_Marant <jerome.marant@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Printf and i18n
On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 10:27:34AM +0200, Daniel de Rauglaudre wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 10:02:42AM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> 
> >   By the way, in order to improve the localization process, we would need
> >   to add the "argument reordering" feature to printf functions.
> >   For instance, with: 
> > 
> >   printf " %2$d %1$s" "foo" 1
> 
> I have something like that, indeed. It is also John Prevost's remark.
> For that I use the same system of lexicon, but I don't use printf, but
> just print_string for this kind of phrases.

  So, if I understood correctly, the string parameters are nothing but
  strings, right?

...

> Of course, in all these examples, printf does not work: you have to
> apply print_string, or printf "%s"

  I'ld love to see the feature in printf though.

  Regards,

-- 
Jérôme Marant
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