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Re: Squiggly heredoc - new feature request

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Squiggly heredoc - new feature request
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 16:28:40 -0400

On Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 10:06:37PM +0200, Přemysl Šťastný wrote:
> I think, it would be nice, if you implemented Squiggly heredoc, which solves
> this problem by ignoring both leading spaces and leading tabs. eg.
> func()(
>   cat <<~ EOF
>     blabla
>   EOF
> )

This would break backward compatibility and POSIX compliance.

I'm sure there are real life scripts that have leading spaces in their
here-doc payloads which should be preserved.

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