(j3.2006) POSIX

Bill Long longb
Thu Mar 29 18:46:09 EDT 2007

In the process, are they planning to bring the standards forward 30 
years to modern times?  It seems pointless to just rearrange the pages.  
What is the argument for doing this?  As a practical matter, with the 
advent of C interop and the ability to call libc routines directly, it 
has been a long time since I bothered with a PXF... man page.


Michael Ingrassia wrote:

>>There will shortly run a CT22 ballot regarding whether
>>the POSIX standards should be combined into one standard,
>I don't see a benefit to combining the various POSIX standards into one
>standard, and there is a cost to obtaining new standards and documenting
>	--Michael I.
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>J3 at j3.scs.gmu.edu

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