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Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy, version two

On Tue November 21 2006 01:40, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Bruce Sass <bmsass@shaw.ca> writes:
> > On Mon November 20 2006 23:52, Russ Allbery wrote:
> >> +	    from <url id="http://www.unix.org/version3/online.html";
> >> +		      name="The Open Group"> after free
> >> +	    registration.</footnote>
> >
> > Any reason for not using:
> > http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/
> Presumably that's a URL generated by someone else who registered,
> yes?  I don't like the registration business, but if that's what they
> want to do, I don't really feel right about bypassing it.

http://www.opengroup.org/ is The Open Group's website, I don't think 
they would need to register themselves.

> > (no registration required) or mentioning "apt-get install susv3"
> > (which fetches from the opengroup.org URI)?
> I thought about mentioning the latter, but I'm a little leery of
> mentioning a contrib installer package in Policy.  Plus, basically it
> just does what you can do yourself with a web browser, I thought...
> yeah, it's a pretty simple package.

makes sense

- Bruce

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