On 2018/04/11 22:55, Jan Stary wrote:
> I am not a native speaker, but printf(3) "interprets" the conversion
> specifiers, it does not "interpolate" them, right?

interpolation is correct.


>       Jan
> 
> Index: printf.3
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/lib/libc/stdio/printf.3,v
> retrieving revision 1.78
> diff -u -p -r1.78 printf.3
> --- printf.3  2 Jan 2018 08:05:03 -0000       1.78
> +++ printf.3  11 Apr 2018 20:53:05 -0000
> @@ -870,7 +870,7 @@ This holds true even if the string has b
>  using a function like
>  .Fn snprintf ,
>  as the resulting string may still contain user-supplied conversion specifiers
> -for later interpolation by
> +for later interpretation by
>  .Fn printf .
>  .Pp
>  Be sure to use the proper secure idiom:
> 

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