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Re: Exegesis 7: Overflow Fields

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Mark A. Biggar
February 29, 2004 16:14
Re: Exegesis 7: Overflow Fields
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Damian Conway wrote:

> Mark A. Biggar wrote:
>> What if I want to interpolate an empty string and let the fill 
>> characters work?
> Then you interpolate a single fill character instead of the empty string.

But that means I have to pre-process data lists that just happen to
contain empty strings so that they won't disappear on me.  This seems to
violate least suprise.

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