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Date:      Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:32:13 +0000
From:      Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: posix compliance
Message-ID:  <20120228113213.GA56638@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20120228062537.31ac74c0@scorpio>
References:  <20120228091746.GA48977@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <4F4CB09B.7010806@herveybayaustralia.com.au> <20120228110323.GA56536@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <20120228062537.31ac74c0@scorpio>

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On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 06:25:37AM -0500, Jerry wrote:
> 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The info here is a bit out of date: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 Looking at the doc its not that out of date.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.

sorry to be a pain.

Are we talking 10%, 50%, 90% complete?

Does the above page include all tasks
that need to be completed? In other words,
if all tasks on the above page are ticked,
does this aumtomatically give 100% compliance,
or is it not that simple?

-- 
Anton Shterenlikht
Room 2.6, Queen's Building
Mech Eng Dept
Bristol University
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR, UK
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