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LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
Which shell does Minix use? Would it be possible to run UnixBench on Linux using the same shell as Minix?
Not that it really matters, but...
Comparing Linux and Minix
Posted Feb 5, 2007 18:11 UTC (Mon) by abatters (✭ supporter ✭, #6932)
Posted Feb 6, 2007 10:24 UTC (Tue) by jond (subscriber, #37669)
Posted Feb 6, 2007 13:32 UTC (Tue) by k8to (subscriber, #15413)
Posted Feb 5, 2007 18:13 UTC (Mon) by kmself (subscriber, #11565)
Maybe re-run with Dash or Ash?
Posted Feb 5, 2007 18:26 UTC (Mon) by bronson (subscriber, #4806)
If our esteemed editor still has his test rig set up, it might be interesting to see the shell tests re-run using Dash or Ash instead of Bash?
Posted Feb 5, 2007 20:33 UTC (Mon) by AJWM (guest, #15888)
Hey, APL's syntax is dead simple: evaluate right to left and functions are either monadic or dyadic (or niladic, I guess). The character set, on the other hand...
Posted Feb 15, 2007 20:13 UTC (Thu) by donbarry (guest, #10485)
Never fear, Iverson fixed this before his death with his magnum opus,
the chief successor to APL, "J" (www.jsoftware.com). And it uses only
ASCII characters in clever way. It is similar enough to APL to be
classifiable as a dialect.
Now if only this gang really understood the ecosystem of free software. A
free version (as in freedom, not as in beer, which is their current offering) is at the top of my wishlist in software.
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