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nfcomment(3) [bsd man page]

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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NFPIPE(1)						      General Commands Manual							 NFPIPE(1)

NAME
nfpipe - Insert articles into a notesfile SYNOPSIS
nfpipe topic [ -t title ] [ -d ] [ -a ] DESCRIPTION
Nfpipe reads standard input to create a note in the specified notesfile. The title of the note is specified using the -t parameter. The -d flag specifies that this note is to have the director message flag set; if the author has no director privileges in the notesfile, this flag has no effect. Specifying -a makes the note anonymous; if anonymous notes are not permitted this flag has no effect. FILES
/etc/passwd for the users name /etc/group for the users group /usr/spool/notes the default notesfile data base /usr/spool/notes/.utilities utility programs and online help the permission list for the notesfile `topic' SEE ALSO
notes(1), nfcomment(3), nfmail(8), 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 NFPIPE(1)

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