[TUHS] Dash options

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Tue Nov 28 16:05:07 AEST 2017


On Mon, 27 Nov 2017, Jon Steinhart wrote:

> Does anybody know the history of dash options?  Were they a UNIX thing 
> or did UNIX borrow them from something earlier?

An equivalent question would be why "/" was chosen as the directory 
separator, as it was commonly used for flags.

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