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Re: square bracket vs. curly brace character ranges


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: square bracket vs. curly brace character ranges
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 17:05:54 -0400
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On 9/14/12 4:48 PM, Bob Proulx wrote:

>> The sheer number of threads we've got complaining about
>> locale-dependent [a-c] suggests to me that the software should be
>> changed to just do what people expect, especially since nothing is
>> really lost by doing so.
> 
> I know that some projects are doing just that.  I don't know the plans
> for bash.  I would like to see it addressed in libc so that it would
> be uniform across all projects.  But that isn't likely to happen.  But
> if libc isn't going to do it then it is beneficial if projects do it
> themselves outside of libc.  Eventually in the future when libc
> addresses the problem then those hacks can be removed.

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2012-05/msg00086.html


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