Subject: Re: bin/20794: typo in sh's man page
To: Masao Uebayashi <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/19/2003 03:18:04
On 1048039113 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Masao Uebayashi wrote:
>> Then perhaps it should say "if and only if," to be more clear.
>I agree that "if and only if" is clearer.  I personally think all
>"iff" in the tree should be replaced.

One should also note that ``iff'' is black board mathematics.
Published papers and books tend to spell it out.  Man pages should
follow the more formal convention.

    Roland Dowdeswell                      http://www.Imrryr.ORG/~elric/