[TUHS] Bourne shell and comments

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Sat Apr 22 03:03:24 AEST 2017


"Shebang". Nice coinage (which I somehow hadn't heard before).
Very much  in tune with Bell Labs, where Vic Vyssotsky had instilled
"sharp" as the name of # -- not "number", not "pound", and definitely
not "hash" -- so shell scripts began with sharp-bang.

Doug


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