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Re: uptime (coreutils)

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: uptime (coreutils)
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 05:55:39 +0100 (MET)

   who and w have always been different things.  who is fine as it is
   and has nothing to do with w.  We have the Hurd's w and uptime
   because they are better than other versions.

Pardon me, but I disagree.

First of all, our uptime isn't better then "other versions", the one
in coreutils does the exact same thing.  And really, I can't see how
uptime can be better or worse... :-)

Secondly, w and who may have always been different things, but this
does not mean that we cannot move w into coreutils.  Or extend who
with the options that w has, and then have w as a alias or whatever.
Even right now `who --all' produces something close to the output of


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