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Re: diffutils 2.8.1 ISO C90 compliance patch

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: diffutils 2.8.1 ISO C90 compliance patch
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 02:16:09 -0500
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"Paul Edwards" <address@hidden> wrote:
> There is no reason to make text processing programs require
> Posix.

Sure there is.  POSIX facilities can make some text processing jobs
significantly easier.  If that isn't *enough* reason for you
personally, you're free to write your own program that doesn't require
POSIX.  But no one else is under any obligation to do it for you.


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