|go ahead... be a heretic|
Yes, they do!
In other words, your wrappers are exactly equivalent to those built-ins; except that they are in C and thus vastly more efficient; and well tried and tested thus more likely to be correct.
As for that; there is a huge difference between quoting the manual and understanding what it says.
The *ONLY REASON* print and readline are said to "not work with select", is because they will block if they receive a partial message, thus preventing the code from getting back to the select. IE. They do exactly what your wrappers do; except they're more likely correct.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority". I knew I was on the right track :)
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