[TUHS] Unix stories, Stephen Bourne and IF-FI in C code

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Mon Jan 9 11:06:50 AEST 2017


>  if-fi and case-esac notation from Algol came to shell [via Steve Bourne]

There was some pushback which resulted in the strange compromise
of if-fi, case-esac, do-done. Alas, the details have slipped from
memory. Help, scj?

doug


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