[TUHS] Slashes (was: MS-DOS)

Sven Mascheck mascheck at in-ulm.de
Mon Jul 11 07:10:50 AEST 2016


On Sat, Jul 09, 2016 at 09:41:08PM -0400, Norman Wilson wrote:

> I still habitually quote shell arguments containing ^,
> even though I haven't used a shell that required that
> since late 1984 (Rob had removed the special meaning
> from /bin/sh before I arrived at Bell Labs).

The 8th ed shell, derived from SVR2.  It underwent some
cleanup and got history,
http://www.in-ulm.de/~mascheck/bourne/#version8 
before rc came later.
The 8th ed changes didn't make it into SVR3, I wonder why.


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