Subject: Re: bin/4020: Globbing error in /bin/sh
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/20/1997 18:56:15
>Incidentally, anyone know what possessed anyone to use ! for negating a
>character class, when everything else in the known universe uses ^ for
>that function?

"^" was the old pipe character from the early days.  Comes in quite
handy if you need to pipe something and can't generate a | on the keyboard.
Christoph Badura

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