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Re: gnu parallel in the bash manual

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: gnu parallel in the bash manual
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 16:54:52 -0500
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On 2/16/13 9:57 AM, Chris Down wrote:

> Count me also in favour of removal of this section. At best the entire
> section needs a complete rewrite, but why on earth we have a whole section
> dedicated to a nonstandard external tool is kind of baffling.

Consider the FSF's perspective.  The fact that it's not standard is not
as important as the fact that it's a GNU tool, and that GNU tools should
be promoting other GNU software when possible.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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