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Re: Strange behaviour of read builtin

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Strange behaviour of read builtin
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 11:08:12 -0400
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On 7/2/20 11:06 AM, M. Nejat AYDIN wrote:

> I think now that it was intentional to make it possible
> to read a line as is, without having to modify the IFS variable.

This is the case.

> The wording does not reflect the intention clearly, in my opinion.

How would you change it to make that more clear?

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU

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