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Re: Problem editing file

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Problem editing file
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 21:34:38 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Michel Boaventura <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm part of the dev-mingw list. If you don't mind, I can forward your
> message to they. I already open a threat about it.

A "thread", I hope.  Yes, please forward my email, that's fine.

> But my question is: if POSIX tells one thing, and Microsoft tells
> another, mingw should use what implementation?

I think that the goal of Mingw is to make it easy to port GNU
software to Windows.  If I am correct about that goal, then Mingw
should use the POSIX definition, because that definition makes it
easier to port GNU software to Windows than if Mingw used
Microsoft's definition.
Ben Pfaff

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