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From: Scott Merrilees <Sm@nc.bhpese.oz.au>
To: Bengt Kleberg <bengtk@damek.kth.se>
Cc: rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Re: autoconfig
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 1997 19:15:27 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <199704030015.KAA05684@nc.itntl.bhp.com.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 02 Apr 1997 04:38:59 EST." <199704020938.LAA17494@ankaret.damek.kth.se>

> Posix feels more "professional" than autoconfig. Perhaps I'm just very vain.

Professional is not necessarily functional, and can sometimes be
equivalent to getting half the functionality at twice the price, and
four times the frustration and aggravation.

Posix isn't ubiquitous by any stretch of the imagination, and there
will be legacy systems where people want to run rc for a long time to
come.  I've been making UNIX code work for over 10 years, and I'd
rather see autoconf.


  reply	other threads:[~1997-04-03  2:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1997-04-02  9:38 autoconfig Bengt Kleberg
1997-04-03  0:15 ` Scott Merrilees [this message]
1997-04-03  3:14   ` autoconfig Warren Toomey
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
1997-04-05 18:38 autoconfig Bengt Kleberg
1997-04-02 20:24 autoconfig Byron Rakitzis
1997-04-02 17:30 autoconfig Rich Salz
1997-04-01 23:52 autoconfig Alan Watson
1997-04-01 19:28 autoconfig Byron Rakitzis
1997-04-02  1:11 ` autoconfig Greg A. Woods
1997-04-02  8:32   ` autoconfig Stefan Dalibor
1997-04-02  2:20 ` autoconfig Scott Schwartz
1997-04-02 15:10   ` autoconfig Mark K. Gardner
1997-04-02  2:59 ` autoconfig David Luyer
1997-04-02 16:32 ` autoconfig Chet Ramey

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