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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2000 16:27:50 +1000
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From: Geoff Bull <[log in to unmask]>
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Richard Conn wrote:
> -- how about a standard way to access Environment Variables
Why not just use the posix package, which is already a (real) standard,
for platforms that support it?

> -- I tend to think that supersets are always a good idea
I tend to think supersets are always a bad idea, especially
when they are motivated by a desire to hijack standards