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Date:      Wed, 7 Oct 1998 14:43:01 +0200 (CEST)
From:      Andrzej Bialecki <abial@nask.pl>
To:        Andrew Hannam <hannama@fan.net.au>
Cc:        Jeroen Ruigrok/Asmodai <asmodai@wxs.nl>, "Christopher G. Petrilli" <petrilli@amber.org>, FreeBSD Small <freebsd-small@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: Command-line i/f
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.4.02A.9810071438270.27871-100000@korin.warman.org.pl>
In-Reply-To: <000101bdf1e4$5e0279e0$0104010a@andrewh.famzon.com.au>

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On Wed, 7 Oct 1998, Andrew Hannam wrote:

> With all this discussion on Forth, I ask myself why people are looking for
> alternatives to the most common script language/command line (/bin/sh). The

...and I forgot to add that /bin/sh scripts don't completely solve our
problems. /bin/sh requires many additional utilities in order to build a
usable script, such as "test", "echo", "date", "expr", "kill" etc, etc...

However, I admit that it's syntax is more known that that of Forth ;-)

Andrzej Bialecki

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