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Re: Squiggly heredoc - new feature request

From: Lawrence Velázquez
Subject: Re: Squiggly heredoc - new feature request
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 17:43:47 -0400
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On Mon, Aug 30, 2021, at 5:22 PM, Přemysl Šťastný wrote:
> Will ksh93 version ever get to upstream?

I don't know what you mean by that.  ksh is not "downstream" of
bash; it is a separate project.  Whether bash incorporates this
feature or one like it is up to Chet, who hasn't yet chimed in.

> This ugly 'bug' is here for decades and really irritates me
> and many people, who ever used shell for larger scripting and
> don't like to use tabs.

I don't really have an opinion.  To me it's just another shell
scripting wart to get used to, and not even the ugliest one.
I would just prefer that a potential implementation not diverge
from prior art needlessly.


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