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Old 05-05-2006, 02:08 AM   #1
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Question regarding POSIX compliance

can any body tell me the difference between POSIX compliance and POSIX conformance. I googled it for some time, but i was unable to find any good resources. Thanx in advance

Old 05-05-2006, 03:31 AM   #2
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I don't know of any (posix-specific) formal definitions where "compliance" and "conformance" can mean two different things, and--generally speaking--the words mean the same thing.

running `dict compliance', the wordnet definition says compliance is synonymous to conformance, so I would say that POSIX compliance and -conformance means the same thing.

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