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Re: does formatting matter

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: does formatting matter
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 09:24:10 -0500
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On 1/14/20 8:34 AM, NBaH wrote:
Le Mon, 13 Jan 2020 09:16:51 -0500,
Chet Ramey <address@hidden> a écrit :

On 1/12/20 9:57 AM, NBaH wrote:

what is the reason for these commands to show code this way
if test "anything"; then
rather than
if test "anything"

They're equivalent; why does it matter?

so, it doesn't change the way the code is interpreted.
this is simple formatting, without impact on a way code is read or
given to kernel. right ?


a simple matter of taste that remains from... first shell ever ?

People value terse representations.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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