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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 17:04:32 -0400
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On 6/27/16 1:56 PM, konsolebox wrote:

>> Chet is one of these people ;)
>> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2011-04/msg00040.html
> 
> Well it wasn't a mistake for me.  At least I find the characters  '.'
> and '?' (and maybe '!' as well) helpful.

You just have to be careful that `?' doesn't conflict with globbing
and `!' with history expansion.


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