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From: Tim Goodwin <tjg@star.le.ac.uk>
To: Bengt Kleberg <bengt@softwell.se>
Cc: rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Re: ifs substitution, how should it work?
Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 08:12:38 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <QB8AAEzeIznNPA8A@ltsun0.star.le.ac.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200005180812.KAA05394@trillian.softwell.se>

> ; x = ``(abc) {echo -n 1a2b3abc4c5}
> ; echo $x => 1a2b3 4c5

If you want awk, you know where to find it.  :-)

I don't think anything more complicated than single character field
seperators belongs in a shell: particularly not rc.

What's the actual problem you're trying to solve?


  reply	other threads:[~2000-05-19 22:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2000-05-18  8:12 Bengt Kleberg
2000-05-18 12:12 ` Tim Goodwin [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2000-05-22  7:55 Bengt Kleberg
2000-05-22  8:53 ` Tim Goodwin
2000-05-19 22:10 Russ Cox
2000-05-18 12:57 Bengt Kleberg
2000-05-18  6:32 Byron Rakitzis
2000-05-16 11:22 Bengt Kleberg
2000-05-12 10:14 Bengt Kleberg
2000-05-15  9:27 ` Tim Goodwin

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