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From Ben Hyde <>
Subject Re: Shell script stuff...
Date Fri, 15 Jan 1999 23:32:38 GMT

remain clam!

Jim Jagielski writes:
>Does anyone have any cares whether we use "x" or "."? I know Ralf's
>mentioned that he prefers "." and others have mentioned that "x" or
>"X" is more "universal". I don't care which. I just don't want to
>spend any more time f*cking with stuff just to have it reversed.
>The way it is right now really is not acceptable, and there are
>places where it's just plain _wrong_

"_wrong_" is bad, let's not do that.

I'd avoid period only because it's associated with things in my mind -
hidden files, grep, including files, dereferencing in Bliss, statement
terminating in Prolog, so when I see one I have to dismiss all these
possible meanings.

 - ben

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