[TUHS] Slashes (was: MS-DOS)

Milo Velimirovic milov at cs.uwlax.edu
Sun Jul 10 03:21:53 AEST 2016

> On Jul 9, 2016, at 12:03 PM, John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote:
> Dave Horsfall scripsit:
>> I still remember when the pipe command was "^" (pointy hat).
> Thus forcing the rest of us to quote grep patterns like '^foo$' forever.

It’s the $ that forces the quoting.

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