Re: [eclipse-users] sprintf?

From: Kish Shen <kisshen_at_...5...>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 19:24:06 +0100

Warwick Harvey wrote:
> Hi Kish,
> This seems to come up often enough that I think it's worth putting into
> ECLiPSe.  Is there any reason why it shouldn't go in, other than the fact
> that I'll then have to remove its definition from half-a-dozen projects I've
> worked on?  ;)
> Here's the (obvious) definition I use:
> sprintf(String, Format, Args) :-
> 	open(string(""), write, Stream),
> 	printf(Stream, Format, Args),
> 	get_stream_info(Stream, name, String),
> 	close(Stream).
> Cheers,
> Warwick
How do you use this predicate? If you are creating a string that is made 
up of atomic terms, it is
probably easier to use concat_string/2. I can see it being useful for 
printing formatted terms, but
do you want to put this into a string often?


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