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Date:      Tue, 28 Feb 2012 21:40:17 +1000
From:      Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: posix compliance
Message-ID:  <4F4CBD21.9040909@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <20120228113213.GA56638@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>
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On 02/28/12 21:32, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> 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 The info here is a bit out of date: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 Looking at the doc its not that out of date.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?
As I understand it, the ticks stand for completed.

There are other measures on there that say 1/2, or not started, or 
unable to until another is completed.

The legend is closer to the bottom of the page.



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