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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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