Re: Commands and Utilities Proposal, 0.2
Sean Channel wrote:
> I think it's important to keep in mind that, with Linux, you cannot
> tell the user community how they should program, or use the system:
> LSB, IMHO, must reflect what people actually do and expect of Linux,
> rather than telling them how you or I think they ought to use it.
> So, I would be opposed to specifying anything on the grounds that
> one "should" or "should not" do things a certain way. System V was
> a great example of what happens when a committee of sorts _decides_
> what is good and bad style.
Microsoft is a great example on what happens when you cater to every
idiotic program someone has ever written.
/usr/sbin/sendmail is what has been the standard way of submitting mail
for delivery since the early FSSTND (/usr/lib/sendmail before then.)
<firstname.lastname@example.org> at work, <email@example.com> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot."