Re: Patch 21 & Strings

From: George Greer (
Date: 04/26/02

On Fri, 26 Apr 2002, Edward J Glamkowski wrote:

>>>2. Adjust instances of sprintf to send_to_char or write_to_output,
>>>except for xxxxx, or when xxxxxx. Sprintf is no longer needed
>>>because xxxxxx. It is ok to use Sprintf if xxxxxx.
>>There's no reason to use sprintf() unless a message you're printing
>>is sent, with no changes, in a loop to multiple people.
>How about because you want to use page_string on a large buffer
>of formatted text?  (e.g. the vwear snippet on the ftp site, among
>many such ones that could use a page_string on their output).

Well, that too.  It might be nice to make page_string() a varargs
accumulator but that's a lot of work to change an infrequently-used

George Greer

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