Subject: Re: Mail and locking
To: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/03/1996 13:50:10
On Tue, 3 Dec 1996, Scott Reynolds wrote:

> Precisely my point; if they all need attention anyway, why not add dot
> locking to them, rather than modify all the NetBSD tools to try to
> accomodate them?

Flocking is a lot easier to use in the long run. It's easier to program,
doesn't require write access to the mail spool, and is compatabile with
non-mail applications, such as vi.


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