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Re: Proposal to add /usr/bin/shquote

Aleksej Saushev <> wrote:

> Alan Barrett <> writes:
>> On Sat, 06 Sep 2008, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>>> It is. I assure you, that it is better to learn TCL than
>>> fighting shell quotations, sed, test, and company.
>> Sorry, I seem to have misunderstood you.  I thought you were saying
>> something like "have your shell script call a tcl script to do this one
>> little thing", but now it apears taht you were saying something more
>> like "don't write shell scripts at all, write tcl scripts instead".
>> While you are free to do that, it's really irrelevant to my proposal of
>> adding a tool to make a certain class of shell scripts easier to write.
> Right, that's what I said, you propose ad hoc solution, while it
> is better to have something more generic to fix everything at once.

Please, stop this completely off-topic pontification.

SY, Uwe
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