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Re: Proposal: Add option to add dates to write(1)
>> I would not consider a special daemon a solution for this issue.
>> One of the great advantages of write(1) is its simplicity. [...]
> You are right that it then wouldn't work without the daemon running,
> unless it was designed to fallback to direct tty writing if the
> daemon was missing, and write(1) remained setgid.
I agree that write(1)'s strength is its simplicity.
Providing something fancier is perhaps not an unreasonable idea. If
you want to replace something with that new thing, though, I'd much
prefer to replace talk(1), not write(1).
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