|Subject:||Re: Officially document that we allow other characters in function names|
|Date:||Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:31:49 +0300|
Chet is one of these people ;)On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 7:17 PM, konsolebox <address@hidden> wrote:On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 10:41 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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?
Not really, but sometimes I encounter people saying such practice of
using characters besides those allowed by POSIX is wrong simply
because it is undocumented. I just thought about making a suggestion
today, and hope that it gets updated before 4.4.
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