Why I love C++ so much.

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Feb 21 10:28:00 GMT 2008


On Feb 21 07:32, V?clav Haisman wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote, On 20.2.2008 21:15:
>>   Because writing
>>   hex << setw (8) << setfill ('0') << ((uintptr_t)(x)) << dec << setfill 
>> (' ')
>> is just soooooo much easier and more self-consistent and less typing than
>>   "%08x", x
> C'mon, while it is slightly longer than the sprintf() version for such 
> simple thing as printing single hexadecimal number, there are plenty of 
> things sprintf() just doesn't offer that you can do with C++ IO streams.

Really?  Show me an example which isn't much harder to understand than
the equivalent C code.


Corinna



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