Re: C++ and input, it can't be platform specific

From: Jerry Coffin (jcoffin_at_taeus.com)
Date: 10/30/03

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    Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 05:42:48 GMT
    
    

    In article <pan.2003.10.30.04.37.14.625565@cox.net>, curien@cox.net
    says...

    [ ... ]

    > Yes, but on a system that /does/ have such a thing, the OS very well might
    > not do the line-buffering; that might be up to the runtime. (Which was
    > David's point, I think.)

    Well, there's certainly nothing in the standard that tries to say how
    the run-time has to interact with the OS or anything like that -- it
    just places (or in this case, doesn't place) certain requirements on
    what the implementation as a whole has to be able to provide.

    In this case, since it's basically impossible to provide it on some
    systems, they didn't require that the implementation provide a way to
    read one character at a time.

    -- 
        Later,
        Jerry.
    The universe is a figment of its own imagination.
    

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