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[Gnu-arch-users] Re: GNU Arch review - am I accurate?

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: GNU Arch review - am I accurate?
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 09:56:39 +0100
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On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 10:14:17 +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> Jan Hudec <address@hidden> writes:
> > > ^ this was the old Unix pipe symbol before |, but almost no
> > >   system accepts that as a pipe anymore.
> > 
> > Obviously, it's not just execution (start of first word), but start of
> > any word. It however is a GLOBBING CHAR for zsh.
> I don't like ^ either (I've had bad experiences in the past with it),
> but tell me:  Is there anything that's _not_ a globbing char for zsh?

% and @ are ok, as are + and ,. (Some of them are globbing as part of
other constructs, however).

> Yes, that question is facetious, but you probably get my point -- zsh
> has gone nuts with giving special meanings to various characters, and
> in general, unless you just give up and only use `A-Z and .', you can't
> really win at this game.

You can. Both + and , are ok, so arch kind of won it ;-).

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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