[TUHS] V9 shell [was Re: Warner's Early Unix Presentation]

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Tue Feb 11 06:11:01 AEST 2020

On 2/10/20 2:58 PM, Angelo Papenhoff wrote:
> On 11/02/20, Rob Pike wrote:
>> Readline and job control were less compelling when you had multiple command
>> windows of editable typescript, which we all had with the Blit.
> What i like is the autocorrect feature in v8:
> $ cd /usr/blot
> /usr/blit
> $ pwd
> /usr/blit

Maybe unsurprisingly, bash has that as well (the `cdspell' option). I
picked up a fair amount from the v8/v9 shells.

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