[TUHS] Bourne shell and comments

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Sat Apr 22 00:22:08 AEST 2017

On Friday, April 21, 2017, Ron Natalie <ron at ronnatalie.com
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','ron at ronnatalie.com');>> wrote:

> Shebang is very old.   Earliest uses are around 1862 according to the
> OED.    It's listed as American Slang of obscure origin.

Most of us are probably familiar with the word, but it is more interesting
when and why it was first used in the context of '#!'.  It seems Dennis did
not use that term in the beginning.

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