[TUHS] origin of the name 'glob'

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Sat Jul 8 03:37:21 AEST 2017

This is matches my memory/was the way I learned it - ie glob was just short
for "global" (expression).

Steve / Doug any memories?

On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 12:55 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>

>     > From: Ron Minnich
>     > Why was it called glob? I always wondered.
> Something about global expressions.
> I recall reading about this somewhere; I tried looking in the man page:
>   http://minnie.tuhs.org/cgi-bin/utree.pl?file=V1/man/man7/glob.7
> but it didn't go into any detail. I don't know where I could have seen it,
> alas...
>         Noel
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