Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: None <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/13/2002 14:09:31
[ On Tuesday, August 13, 2002 at 12:26:44 (+0200), der Mouse wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
> Yes; things like POSIX, because they are (as they must be) rather
> least-common-demoninator, are usually too weak to do much that's very
> useful in.

That's only true if you assume there are no outside system specific
features to draw upon.

However there almost always are additional outside system features to be
used.  Nobody forces a programmer to compile _all_ modules in a given
program with -D_POSIX_SOURCE.   :-)

								Greg A. Woods

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