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From: Chris Siebenmann <cks>
To: rc
Subject: Re: builtins and more
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1993 12:57:45 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <93Sep22.125752edt.2689@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: malte's message of Wed, 22 Sep 93 08:52:32 -0400. <9309221252.AA00848@dahlie.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de>

 A shift operator that has to be used as 'x=`{shift $foo}' is a bad
shift operator; it can't be applied to arbitrary lists. Consider a
list with an element that has a space in it, or a newline.

	- cks

  reply	other threads:[~1993-09-22 16:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1993-09-22 12:52 malte
1993-09-22 16:57 ` Chris Siebenmann [this message]
1993-09-22 16:49 Alan Watson

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