[TUHS] origin of the name 'glob'
paul.winalski at gmail.com
Sat Jul 8 05:51:04 AEST 2017
That's the way I remember it, too--short for 'global expression'.
TOPS-10 also had a glob command. That possibly predates the UNIX
On 7/7/17, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
> This is matches my memory/was the way I learned it - ie glob was just short
> for "global" (expression).
> Steve / Doug any memories?
> On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 12:55 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>
>> > From: Ron Minnich
>> > Why was it called glob? I always wondered.
>> Something about global expressions.
>> I recall reading about this somewhere; I tried looking in the man page:
>> but it didn't go into any detail. I don't know where I could have seen
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