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evolution

Posted Jan 29, 2013 7:26 UTC (Tue) by Seegras (guest, #20463)
In reply to: evolution by dashesy
Parent article: Poettering: The Biggest Myths

"Some old-school Unix habits have persisted long past
the point that they're even remotely sane. Shell programming at any
volume above a few lines of throwaway code is one of them - it's
*nuts* and we should *stop doing it*." -- ESR on shell scripts.
http://lwn.net/Articles/527308/


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ESR does not speak for me

Posted Jan 31, 2013 13:12 UTC (Thu) by ncm (subscriber, #165) [Link]

This recommendation is almost enough to make me take up shell programming again. Or sed.

ESR does not speak for me

Posted Jan 31, 2013 15:29 UTC (Thu) by HelloWorld (guest, #56129) [Link]

I agree about ESR, but even a broken clock is right twice a day ;-)


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