FIPS Announcement

Moderator, John S. Quarterman std-unix at longway.TIC.COM
Sat Mar 3 08:13:31 AEST 1990

From: Doug Gwyn <uunet!!gwyn>

In article <547 at longway.TIC.COM> Rick Kuhn <kuhn at> writes:
>proposed FIPS will exclude features that are expected to change in the final 
>version of 1003.2, as was done with the FIPS proposal based on Draft 8.

Could somebody please explain why these "POSIX" FIPS keep getting based on
non-final versions of the IEEE 1003.n standards?  That really interferes
with the standardization process!

Volume-Number: Volume 18, Number 61

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