[TriLUG] shell discussion
ianmeyer at mac.com
Mon Feb 23 16:35:11 EST 2004
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On Feb 23, 2004, at 4:30 PM, Ben Pitzer wrote:
> I'd kind of agree with Brian's first post. I think limiting this to
> Bash is
> probably enough. Bash is pretty complex as shells go, and while
> about Korn, C, tcsh, zsh, etc is all well and good, for the sake of
> time and
> actually being able to get something out of it, I would suggest
> sticking to
> Bash the first time. If somebody wants to do another presentation
> about another shell, they can feel free to put one together, but a
> night of
> a thousand shells sounds overwhelming, time consuming, and couldn't
> leave enough time for getting into the fun parts of each shell. Bash
> make for a good 20-30 minute program, including questions and answers,
> allows everybody to get home to their families, pets, dorms, or kernel
> compilations at a reasonable hour, and will leave us all fairly well
> informed about the intricacies of the default Linux shell (in most
> I'd be happy to sit through a discussion of zsh another night, if
> wants to do it, and can make a decent presentation out of it.
> Just my $0.02. All flames will be killfiled.
> Ben Pitzer
> "Those that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
> --Ben Franklin--
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org]On
>> Behalf Of Brian A. Henning
>> Sent: Monday, February 23, 2004 2:58 PM
>> To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
>> Subject: RE: [TriLUG] shell discussion
>>> FWIW, I'm not sure it's necessary to limit the discussion to the bash
>>> shell. I mean, if there are enough bash 'tricks' to fill up an
>>> meeting's allotted time, then sure. Otherwise, if somebody wants to
>>> talk about stuff for Korn shell, C Shell, Z Shell, or whatever,
>>> I don't see any good reason not to touch on other shells...
>> Oh sure, I only mentioned bash myself because it's what I use.
>> I'm all for
>> diversity! :-)
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