Subject: Re: pr(1) inconsistency with history...
To: None <,>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/14/2000 21:30:35
In article <> you write:
>I note that the man page for pr(1) states that it is compliant with
>POSIX 1003.2.
>I note, particularly, that when I run a document thru pr, it ignores
>form feeds (headers are not generated on form-feeds).
>Has POSIX, then, approved a broken standard?

1003.2 certainly doesn't say that pr(1) must insert a page break when it
comes across a <form-feed> in its input.  It's possible that the standard
even mandates that it _not_ do this, but it's a little too vague for me to
be sure.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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