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From: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@brasslantern.com>
To: Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
Cc: Zsh Users <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: Disabling null elision (was: Re: Most Recent File)
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 14:05:54 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAH+w=7aB1+Fz3gVU8Ex2Wgb7jUh0LY+uCOy=Az6e9bK7-X+E6w@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <048e0b3d-6da9-4905-b1ad-253647cea0d3@www.fastmail.com>

On Mon, Oct 25, 2021 at 1:41 PM Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
>
> I don't see why a function's caller should decide whether the callee
> should or shouldn't elide nulls.  I think the function's author should
> make that decision. [...]  Having some
> way to provide packaged code to others in a way that the code will
> run under predictable syntax would be nice…

Isn't that what

emulate zsh [options] -c 'autoload -U packagebootstrapper'

is for?  Yeah, some syntactic sugar would be nice (e.g., it's a pain
to have to quote the argument of the -c option, rather than [say]
using a code block in braces).

Anyway, we haven't yet explored all the ramifications of changing null
elision.  What effect does it have on $(...) in an array context, for
example?  Any?


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-10-25 21:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-23 16:15 Most Recent File Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 16:43 ` Dominik Vogt
2021-10-23 16:58   ` Peter Stephenson
2021-10-23 17:24     ` Dominik Vogt
2021-10-23 17:32       ` Peter Stephenson
2021-10-23 18:39         ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-23 19:07         ` Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 19:26           ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-23 20:43             ` Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 20:56               ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2021-10-23 22:42                 ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-24  0:24                   ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2021-10-24  0:32                     ` Paul
2021-10-24  1:45                       ` Dominik Vogt
2021-10-24  7:22                         ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-10-25 19:45                           ` Disabling null elision (was: Re: Most Recent File) Daniel Shahaf
2021-10-25 20:02                             ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-10-25 20:41                               ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-10-25 21:00                                 ` Ray Andrews
2021-10-25 21:09                                   ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-25 21:05                                 ` Bart Schaefer [this message]
2021-10-25 21:20                                 ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-10-25 20:05                             ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-24  1:37                     ` Most Recent File Dominik Vogt
2021-10-23 16:47 ` david rayner
2021-10-23 16:54   ` Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 16:51 ` david rayner

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