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Rational Range Interpretation for bash-5.0?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Rational Range Interpretation for bash-5.0?
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2018 16:07:52 -0400
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Hi. I am considering making bash glob expansion implement rational range
interpretation starting with bash-5.0 -- basically making globasciiranges
the default. It looks like glibc is going to do this for version 2.28 (at
least for a-z, A-Z, and 0-9), and other GNU utilities have done it for some
time. What do folks think?

Chet
-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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