Subject: Re: Creeping featurism and documentation
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 08/14/1997 17:21:46
On Thu, 14 Aug 1997, Todd Vierling wrote:
> If we are worried about creeping featurism in bits of code that are partly
> useful but incompatible with POSIX et. al., why don't we document the
> precise differences between POSIX mandated features and those which are
> available? Say, a different manual page section for POSIX-compliant program
> options, and one for NetBSD-specific ones?
I think this could all easily be documented (a paragraph per
system/standard)in one section, STANDARDS.
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