Subject: Re: ash & POSIX 1003.2 q's
To: Garrett Wollman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Poul-Henning Kamp <email@example.com>
Date: 01/27/1997 18:56:00
>Tom Duff once noted that the grammar given in the AT&T sh(1) man page
>did not allow even such simple commands as `who | wc'. He then went
>on to say, ``[There is] an even darker secret: nobody really knows
>what the Bourne shell's grammar is.''
Even Bourne himself have admitted to this fact at some point.
Poul-Henning Kamp | phk@FreeBSD.ORG FreeBSD Core-team.
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