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Re: Squiggly heredoc - new feature request

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Squiggly heredoc - new feature request
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2021 10:11:46 -0400
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On 8/31/21 3:25 PM, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2021, at 4:02 AM, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
>> ksh does not blindly remove all leading whitespace
> For the curious, this is how ksh(1) describes it:
>       If '#' is appended to '<<', then leading spaces and tabs
>       will be stripped off the first line of the document and up
>       to an equivalent indentation will be stripped from the
>       remaining lines and from 'word'.  A tab stop is assumed to
>       occur at every 8 columns for the purposes of determining
>       the indentation.

I will consider this for a future version.

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