Subject: Re: Answer to "which echo.c"
To: Jonathan Cline <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/09/1999 13:06:51
In message <s84f8b3f.079@d2sbabm>, "Jonathan Cline" writes:
>- It is interesting that they all have the same comment:
>	/* This utility may NOT do getopt(3) option parsing. */
>with improper use of "may" (probably should say "must" or
>"might") and no explaination why.

You can't use "must" in technical documents, because it's a legal requirement
in Britain, or so one of the ISO folks sez.  We use "shall not", but that's
not really what you want either.

>D:  OpenBSD.  This one is by far the most secure.  (Just kidding!)  
>It uses return(0), when exit(0) would be the proper thing.

Huh?  I'm not sure I see the difference; I'm assuming everything happens
in main().