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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <...@engelschall.com>
Subject Re: Varying methods
Date Thu, 10 Dec 1998 07:17:45 GMT

In article <199812092219.RAA25981@devsys.jaguNET.com> you wrote:

> I've noticed that we all have our own ways of handling the

> 	if [ "x$var" = "x" ];

> type shell statements. I'd like to propose we "standardize" how we
> do this as:

> 	if [ ".$var" = "." ]; then

> this pretty much is a combo of everyone's style. It's nice to be
> consistant. Sound OK?

Yes, +1 for the quoted dot-version, although I personally prefer to leave out
the quotes for the stand-alone dot (``if [ ".$var" = . ]; then'')...

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall
                                       rse@engelschall.com
                                       www.engelschall.com

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