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SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> wrote:

> Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Lee Revell <rlrevell@joe-job.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>>Interesting: You claim that the Linux platform provides ways to retrieve
> >>>the needed information on FreeBSD, MS-WIN, ....?
> >>>
> >>
> >>What do FreeBSD and MS-WIN have to do with Linux?
> >
> >
> > What is the relevence of /dev/hd* for a device independent library like libscg?
> >
>
> Isn't it good practice to adhere to the naming conventions
> of the system to which a program is ported to? (even if 100
> of them do it one way and 1 does it another)

Well, the problem is that (in special if you include the ATAPI tape drives)
Linux likes to enforce inapropriate naming conventions.

Jörg

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