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Re: sh compatibility again :->

On Aug 12,  6:00am, Zefram wrote:
} Subject: Re: sh compatibility again :->
} >The only way to resolve this would be with yet another option, SH_QUOTES
} >or some such.  Worth it?  Dunno.
} Not worth it.  POSIX leaves the behaviour undefined IIRC, and there's
} no advantage in the traditional behaviour.

You're right about POSIX, but since it makes a pretty radical difference
to the parse of a script containing unbalanced backticks, the advantage
to the traditional behavior is to be able to execute traditional scripts.
We can decide that's not very important, but it is something.

BTW:  Zoltan:  Welcome back. ;-)

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