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Re: Officially document that we allow other characters in function names


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Officially document that we allow other characters in function names
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:41:49 -0400
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On 6/27/16 3:11 AM, konsolebox wrote:
> Hi, I think it's time that we officially specify in the manual of Bash
> that we allow other characters besides [[:alnum:]_] when declaring
> function names in non-POSIX mode.

Is there some new reason to do this now?

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