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Re: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee It's Not 1970!

Erik Troan wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2000, Dave Boynton wrote:
> > My vote goes to NOT require even the X libraries in the base system. Not
> > due to any concern of disk space, but the possibility that some lame-oid
> > Micro$oft-like company will ship a product without adequate command line
> > tools.
> >
> We should have a base LSB spec which excludes X to let handhelds and other
> embedded applications be LSB compliant.

I would go the POSIX route on this: first come out with a desktop
computer spec; then worry about special-purpose subsets.

If we don't get something done PRONTO, LSB will be irrelevant.


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