[NCLUG] bash question
wt at penguintechs.org
Sun May 13 20:21:47 MDT 2007
On Sunday 13 May 2007 17:48, Bob Proulx wrote:
> So we now see that it is documented behavior. But why does POSIX
> require it? It turns out that POSIX was implemented upon the original
> ksh behavior and therefore does so because ksh introduced this syntax.
> POSIX is documenting the behavior of the existing implementation. In
> the original implementation of the syntax ksh removed trailing
> newlines from the string. All else followed that original
This was a very eye-opening reply. Thanks for the info.
Warren Turkal (w00t)
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