Subject: Re: Usability and the default shell
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/06/2006 18:51:33
In article <>,
Alan Barrett  <> wrote:
>On Fri, 06 Oct 2006, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
>> > a) /bin/sh's built-in default is no line editing at all.
>> > b) There is no default /etc/skel/.shrc.
>Oh, I missed that.  Thanks.
>What do people think about adding "set -o tabcomplete" to /etc/shrc?
>Changing tabcomplete to treat the first word specially (look for
>commands instead of files)?
>Implementing braceexpand?  (Which should definitely be off in sh's
>built-in defaults, because it breaks script compatibility.)
>If all that was done, I could stop using bash.

I am fine with all that.