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Date:      Tue, 28 Feb 2012 06:25:37 -0500
From:      Jerry <jerry@seibercom.net>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: posix compliance
Message-ID:  <20120228062537.31ac74c0@scorpio>
In-Reply-To: <20120228110323.GA56536@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>
References:  <20120228091746.GA48977@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <4F4CB09B.7010806@herveybayaustralia.com.au> <20120228110323.GA56536@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>

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On Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:03:23 +0000
Anton Shterenlikht articulated:

> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 08:46:51PM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> > On 02/28/12 19:17, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > >I'm putting together a small presentation
> > >about FreeBSD for our IT support staff.
> > >
> > >Is fbsd POSIX compliant? Fully? Partially?
> > >
> > >The info here is a bit out of date:
> > >
> > >http://www.freebsd.org/projects/c99/index.html
> > Looking at the doc its not that out of date. Just check the 9.x
> > column.
> 
> Oh.. I see. I only looked in the top table.
> 
> Still, I don't get an idea from the table of
> how close FreeBSD is to full POSIX compliance.
> I guess that's the aim, isn't it?

The answer is rather simple. In your presentation you would simple
indicate that FreeBSD is not fully compliant. You then have the option
of making copies of all the pages referenced in the above URL and
including them in the presentation packet you are supplying to the group
or simply referring them to the above URL. Figuring out which is more
impressive I'll leave up to you.

-- 
Jerry ♔

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