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Re: [gnu.org #1838744] Bash Manual, 3.6.2 Redirecting Inputs, SUGGESTION

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [gnu.org #1838744] Bash Manual, 3.6.2 Redirecting Inputs, SUGGESTION
Date: Tue, 31 May 2022 10:02:29 -0400
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On 5/20/22 2:06 PM, Therese Godefroy via RT wrote:
> Hello Bash maintainers,
> Here is a challenging ticket. The requester complains about the 
> association of "n" and "word" in "Redirecting Input" (image.png is a
> screenshot of this chapter with the examples emphasized):
> https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bash.html#Redirecting-Input

You might tell him that this is standard usage, up to and including the
POSIX standard:


I may change this sometime, but it's low priority.


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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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