Noah Friedman <n...@splode.com> writes:
> Just because a program is considered deprecated or obsolete by a standards > committee, is no reason to actually force that program out of use or > availablity. And since when does GNU adhere strictly to POSIX anyway? grep is not from coreutils. As for the issue you discuss, it's being brought up on the grep mailing lists already (and I agree with the whole thing being silly).