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Date: -- (:)
From: weis@y...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml's formatting libraries
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> In this context, I would have thought that printf is very commonly used but 
> scanf is not. If scanf is difficult to fix then these features could simply 
> be removed from it.

May be I was not clear in my previous messages: scanf is not difficult to fix
since these features has never been introduced in scanf (hence removing them
is particularly easy).

The problem is not in scanf but in the primitive that checks the format
strings compatibility.

Best regards,

-- 
Pierre Weis

INRIA Rocquencourt, http://bat8.inria.fr/~weis/