Subject: Re: bashism for ksh
To: None <>
From: Thorsten Glaser <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/25/2007 11:08:40
Greg A. Woods dixit:

>At Wed, 31 Jan 2007 16:53:37 -0600 (CST),
>Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>> I think we should extend ksh. As it is now, we don't have a good shell f=
>> using the command line like tcsh or bash or zsh in base.

>If you want a new shell with different features then, IMHO, it needs a
>new name.

Something like mksh ( or pkgsrc/shells/mksh)?

>Well the "editing long lines" issues are bugs, not feature problems.  :-)

These are fixed in mksh (and many more). I=E2=80=99m not very convinced to
add >& to it though=E2=80=A6

I believe no one can invent an algorithm. One just happens to hit upon it
when God enlightens him. Or only God invents algorithms, we merely copy the=
If you don't believe in God, just consider God as Nature if you won't deny
existence.=09=09-- Coywolf Qi Hunt