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Re: doc: new chapter about functions

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: doc: new chapter about functions
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 19:54:27 -0700
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> Jim, Paul, I don't understand whether the 'strftime' module is useful when
> someone only wants a POSIX compliant strftime() function. Does it fix known
> POSIX incompatibilities on some systems, or does it only provide GNU
> extensions?

Currently it is far more oriented towards providing GNU extensions.
In fact, it adds extensions beyond what glibc provides.  At some point
we'd like to fold them back into glibc but that's not on the front

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