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NFCOMMENT(3)						     Library Functions Manual						      NFCOMMENT(3)

NAME
nfcomment - a user interface to the notesfile system SYNOPSIS
nfcomment ( notesfile, text, title, dirflag, anonflag ) char *nfname, *text, *title; cc ... -lnfcom DESCRIPTION
Nfcomment provides user programs with the ability to insert notes into a notesfile. The note is inserted into the notesfile specified by nfname. Text is the address of the body of the note; this must be null-terminated. If text is NULL, the note is gathered from standard input until an EOF is encountered. The note is entered with the title specified by the title parameter. If the dirflag or anonflag parameters are non-zero, the director message is enabled or the note is entered anony- mously. These take effect only if the user has the appropriate priviledges in the notesfile. Nfpipe is used to make the actual insertion of the text. FILES
/usr/lib/libnfcom.a -lnfcom library SEE ALSO
nfpipe(1), notes(1), popen(3S), system(3), The Notesfile Reference Manual AUTHORS
Ray Essick (uiucdcs!essick, essick%uiuc@csnet-relay.arpa) Department of Computer Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL Rob Kolstad (kolstad@convex.UUCP) CONVEX Computer Corporation Richardson, TX University of Illinois NFCOMMENT(3)

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NFSTATS(1)						      General Commands Manual							NFSTATS(1)

NAME
nfstats - Print statistics about Notesfiles SYNOPSIS
nfstats [ -s ] topic [ ... ] DESCRIPTION
Nfstats prints usage statistics for notesfiles. This program takes a list of notesfiles and lists their statistics on standard output. If more than one notesfile is specified, an aggregate set of statistics is also produced. Specify -s to have only this aggregate report printed and the individual reports suppressed. BUGS
Notes sent to two sites are counted as ``networked out'' twice. Sequencing past an idle notesfile isn't counted as an entry. This is a mixed blessing. Not keeping this statistic greatly improves per- formance. FILES
/etc/passwd for the users name /etc/group for the users group /usr/spool/notes the default notesfile data base SEE ALSO
notes(1), nfcomment(3), The Notesfile Reference Manual AUTHORS
Ray Essick (uiucdcs!essick, essick%uiuc@csnet-relay.arpa) Department of Computer Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL Rob Kolstad (kolstad@convex.UUCP) CONVEX Computer Corporation Richardson, TX University of Illinois NFSTATS(1)

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