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Re: Interested in contributing to Bash


From: John McKown
Subject: Re: Interested in contributing to Bash
Date: Tue, 23 May 2017 13:58:44 -0500

On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 1:55 PM, John McKown <address@hidden>
wrote:

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>
> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>>
>> The best thing to read to learn about how the shell is structured -- other
>> than the code itself -- is the unedited version of the chapter I wrote for
>> AOSA (The Architecture of Open Source Applications).  It's in the bash-4.4
>> distribution in doc/aosa-bash-full.pdf.
>>
>
> Typos in PDF? I see "Postx" instead of "Posix". Just looks wrong to me.
> But I'm not an expert.
>

‚ÄčNever mind. The font on my PC was messed up. It is "Posix" but Adobe
Reader decided to render the work tightly kerned and "smushed together".
There are reasons that I like Helvetica and Times Roman over most others.
Old eyes.‚Äč



>
>
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>>
>> Chet
>> --
>> ``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
>>                  ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
>> Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden
>> http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/
>>
>>
> --
Windows. A funny name for a operating system that doesn't let you see
anything.

Maranatha! <><
John McKown


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