[LEAPSECS] Coming of age in the solar system

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Sep 5 11:57:16 EDT 2010

In message <20100905152531.GA17336 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

>On Sun 2010-09-05T10:45:23 -0400, Joe Gwinn hath writ:

>In the social structure of the POSIX community is it likely that such

>a technical question could get suitable attention prior to an openly

>available draft of TF.460 suggesting that outcome?

My personal estimate: No chance in hell, unless significant external
pressure is applied.

For all practical purposes POSIX/OpenGroup is a dead end, but it
is the best dead end we have.


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