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Re: [std-proposals] D2879R0 Proposal of Pythonesque std::print extensions LIVE LINK

From: Victor Zverovich <victor.zverovich_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2023 06:54:49 -0700
I think overloading print to either take or not take a format string is not
a good idea because it subtly changes code semantics depending on whether
the first argument is a string or not. If you pick a different name for the
functionality you are proposing then I won't be opposed but not
particularly interested in this either because the usability benefits are


On Wed, May 10, 2023 at 10:23 PM Andrew Tomazos via Std-Proposals <
std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Please find below a LIVE LINK to a short 2-page proposal:
> D2879R0 Proposal of Pythonesque std::print extensions
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E5y_osldYmdBYxUQh8sBlGIEOxJ0FoRiXAJaJD4XATQ
> > We propose extensions to std::print/ln such that the format string is
> automatically deduced and/or extended from the arguments to std::print/ln -
> in a similar fashion to the existing practice of the Python `print`
> function, and like other similar functions from other languages.
> Feedback appreciated,
> Enjoy,
> Andrew.
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Received on 2023-05-11 13:55:02