Comments on proposed C standard

hamilton at uiucuxc.CSO.UIUC.EDU hamilton at uiucuxc.CSO.UIUC.EDU
Tue Sep 9 15:16:00 AEST 1986

>>      We  suggest  that  "printf"  and  friends  obtain a new
>> specifier "%v", which accepts two arguments:  a  new  format
>> string  and a "va_list" of items to format.  This is similar
>> to the existing "%r" construct on UNIX systems.
>*Some* UNIX systems.  It's not in 4.2BSD or System V, and it wasn't
>documented in V7 (I don't remember whether it was there or not).

    i remember having to scavenge the old v6 printf.s when our
switch to v7 broke all my %r's...

	wayne hamilton
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