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Re: inconsistent treatment of backslash-bang


From: Lawrence D'Oliveiro
Subject: Re: inconsistent treatment of backslash-bang
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 10:51:19 +1200
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Paul Jarc wrote:

> Lawrence D'Oliveiro <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>> Chet Ramey wrote:
>>
>>> This is from the man page, in the QUOTING section:
>> 
>> No idea about that. GNU project folks are well-known for deprecating man
>> pages. I go by the reference manual
>> <http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bashref.html>.
> 
> That document has the same text:
> http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bashref.html#Double-Quotes

OK. Though I still think section 9.3 should mention that as a qualification.
Perhaps add a sentence like "But see section 3.1.2.3 about the effect of
double quotes".





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