Re: POSIX shell; bash ash pdksh & /bin/sh
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On 6 Aug 1998, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Santiago> I'm surprised that you still talk about promises. Policy
> Santiago> says nothing about promises. The essential flag is a
> Santiago> technical issue, not a social issue. [...]
> I still fail to see the reason why we should make this effort.
Well, I didn't say we should make this effort *now*.
What I said in one of my first posts was: The day there is another package
providing /bin/sh, we should analyze again the reasons to keep the
essential flag in bash.
However, it seems that we both decided to analyze the reasons *now*,
much before there is a proven alternative to /bin/sh...
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