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[perl #100190] RFE: fix sprintf to be consistent with printf and be useful!

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From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
October 5, 2011 17:20
Subject:
[perl #100190] RFE: fix sprintf to be consistent with printf and be useful!
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rt-3.6.HEAD-31297-1317860416-1529.100190-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Oct 05 16:13:07 2011, LeonT wrote:
>  On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 11:38 PM, Brian Fraser <fraserbn@gmail.com> wrote:
> > And it's not like prototypes haven't been changed before (to tchrist's
> > chagrin, e.g.
> >
http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2011/04/msg171420.html).
> 
> Most of the changes are completely backwards compatible

In fact, most of the changes merely demonstrate how buggy prototype()
has been in the past.  Many of the prototypes it has returned (even in
5.14) do not represent how the function is actually parsed.


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