Re: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee It's Not 1970!
Philip Rackus wrote:
> I personally believe that layering the LSB is a **good thing**, however (there is
> always a however) the trap is that if you create to many layers, the possible
> combinations of layers means that you don't have a standard at all, and your back
> to square one. Layering can work if it is kept to two or three layers at most.
I think POSIX did it very well: create a set of options. Then define
option groups as so-called profiles. To be compliant with a specific
profile you have to support all the options that constitute that
However, I would be *much* happier putting this discussion off until we
have one published and preferrably accepted standard. Time is running