[TUHS] Book Recommendation [ reallly inscrutable languages ]

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Fri Nov 19 05:20:18 AEST 2021

Chet Ramey <chet.ramey at case.edu> wrote:

> On 11/18/21 2:03 PM, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
> > Also remember that there were plenty of people who were happy working
> > with the shell and the Unix toolkit as-is.
> I would argue that this functionality gap is what inspired David Korn to
> put as much into ksh as he did. The first `public' version of ksh was
> released in 1983.

This is a good point. Those of us with access to ksh made use of
its features when scripting. (Speaking for myself.)


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