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Re: Rational Range Interpretation for bash-5.0?

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: Rational Range Interpretation for bash-5.0?
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2018 15:12:51 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

Chet Ramey wrote:
> 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?

I think the non-rational ranges in libc were a terrible idea that we
have all been suffering with over the last decade plus.


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