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From: dana <dana@dana.is>
To: Oliver Kiddle <opk@zsh.org>
Cc: Zsh hackers list <zsh-workers@zsh.org>,
	Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Document imperfections in POSIX/sh compatibility
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:40:19 -0500
Message-ID: <44B8DB07-C205-4983-8E12-472203CA4985@dana.is> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <71591-1618345721.890846@bhQS.j43I.WlFg>

On 13 Apr 2021, at 11:01, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> I'm concerned that saying "is not necessarily a goal of the project"
> might discourage people from even reporting bugs in the first place.

On 13 Apr 2021, at 15:28, Oliver Kiddle <opk@zsh.org> wrote:
> Or of contributing fixes.

Yeah, i did worry about that myself. What about this?

dana


diff --git a/Doc/Zsh/compat.yo b/Doc/Zsh/compat.yo
index f1be15fee..ab8f4d8dc 100644
--- a/Doc/Zsh/compat.yo
+++ b/Doc/Zsh/compat.yo
@@ -74,3 +74,9 @@ tt(PROMPT_SUBST)
 and
 tt(SINGLE_LINE_ZLE)
 options are set if zsh is invoked as tt(ksh).
+
+Please note that, whilst reasonable efforts are taken to address
+incompatibilities where they arise, zsh does not guarantee complete
+emulation of other shells, nor POSIX compliance. For more information on
+the differences between zsh and other shells, please refer to chapter 2
+of the shell FAQ, uref(http://www.zsh.org/FAQ/).



  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-13 21:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 60+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-10 23:31 dana
2021-04-10 23:50 ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-11  0:19   ` dana
2021-04-11 16:54     ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-11 17:57       ` sh emulation POSIX non-conformances (Was: [PATCH] Document imperfections in POSIX/sh compatibility) Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-11 18:13         ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-11 19:18         ` sh emulation POSIX non-conformances (no word splitting upon arithmetic expansion) Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-22 15:03           ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-22 18:27             ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-11 19:31         ` sh emulation POSIX non-conformances ("inf"/"Inf" in arithmetic expressions) Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-12 20:41           ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-13  7:17             ` Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-22 15:31               ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-22 18:55                 ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-22 20:45                   ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-04-22 21:25                     ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-23 16:45                   ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-23 20:31                     ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-23 22:46                       ` Oliver Kiddle
2021-04-23 23:34                         ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-24  2:10                           ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-04-24  3:42                             ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-24  7:33                               ` Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-24 16:04                                 ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-24 23:02                         ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-25  2:18                           ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-25 20:17                             ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-25 21:58                               ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-26 10:28                                 ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-25 22:00                               ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-26 10:34                                 ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-26 23:25                                   ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-11 19:33         ` sh emulation POSIX non-conformances (some of zsh's special variables) Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-11 19:42         ` sh emulation POSIX non-conformances (printf %10s and bytes vs character) Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-13 15:57           ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-04-13 18:03             ` Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-13 21:09               ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-22 13:59           ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-22 14:28             ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-22 19:22             ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-23 16:53               ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-23 23:01                 ` Oliver Kiddle
2021-04-24 21:41                   ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-24 21:46                   ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-24  7:09                 ` Stephane Chazelas
2021-04-24 21:52                   ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-24 22:28                     ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-24 23:18                       ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-25  2:20                         ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-25 11:07                           ` Vincent Lefevre
2021-04-11 23:04       ` [PATCH] Document imperfections in POSIX/sh compatibility dana
2021-04-13 16:01 ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-04-13 16:12   ` Peter Stephenson
2021-04-13 20:28   ` Oliver Kiddle
2021-04-13 21:40     ` dana [this message]
2021-04-13 22:02       ` Bart Schaefer
2021-04-14 12:38       ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-04-18  4:50         ` dana
2021-04-20 21:26           ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-05-03 23:42             ` dana

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