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Re: '>;' redirection operator

From: Gerard Seibert
Subject: Re: '>;' redirection operator
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 16:30:56 -0500

On Sat, 24 Dec 2011 15:08:34 -0600
Bill Gradwohl articulated:

> My original post was only to suggest that instead of more bells and
> whistles, talent should be applied towards the documentation of what
> is already there.

Bill, it is a well known fact that the developers of a product are
usually the worst at detailing and explaining it to an audience. That is
why professional authors who specialize in writing instruction manuals,
etcetera exist. The writers working in conjunction with the
developers/authors can write excellent documentation when given the
necessary resources. Unfortunately, these individuals do not work for
free. The irony is that the very basis of FOSS is that it precludes the
hiring of the talent required to product high quality documentation. Of
course, there is always the "man" page; which as many of us know is an
acronym for "much about nothing".

This is in no way an attempt to downplay Chet's or anyone elses efforts
at creating documentation for "Bash". It is just the nature of the

Gerard ✌

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