Subject: Re: pr(1) inconsistency with history...
To: None <greywolf@siteROCK.com,firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Date: 10/14/2000 21:30:35
In article <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org> you write:
>I note that the man page for pr(1) states that it is compliant with
>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
Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Portmaster, NetBSD/arm26 <URL:http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/arm26/>