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Re: gnu parallel in the bash manual


From: DJ Mills
Subject: Re: gnu parallel in the bash manual
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:02:56 -0500

On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 4:54 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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.
>
>
At the very least, then, I agree that it should be rewritten. If examples
are going to be given, they should follow proper practices.

- DJ


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