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Re: feature request: file_not_found_handle()


From: Andreas Gregor Frank
Subject: Re: feature request: file_not_found_handle()
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:02:07 +0200

Hi Eduardo,

thank you very much for this constructive and honest answer.
Not what i hoped to see, but this is only a request.
For me only a nice to have...so fine

bye
Andreas


2013/8/21 Eduardo A. Bustamante López <address@hidden>

> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:39:53PM +0200, Andreas Gregor Frank wrote:
> > Hello Greg,
> >
> > this is a feature request for no_such_file_or_directory_
> > handle(). I do not want to talk about missing quotes in anyone's code
> > example!
>
> You are free to send patches with the proposed feature. That way we
> would be able to test it, and see if it doesn't conflict with
> standards or existing codebases.
>
> There doesn't seem to be much demand for this feature, aside from you
> two. Therefore, I don't think it's worth the time of Chet to add it,
> when he has clearly better things to do with his time (fixing real
> bugs for example). Sure, a lot of things could be added to bash,
> Ksh-like discipline functions and compound variables, hey, even FP
> things like closures, anonymous functions, ... but the point is, are
> they worth the effort? If I want real OOP and FP, I use Python and
> Ruby.
>
> So, I repeat. If you're in need of the feature, implement it.
> Otherwise, you're asking too much IMHO.
>
> --
> Eduardo Bustamante
>


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