local variables in bash

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Fri Feb 13 05:25:18 MST 2009

On Thu, 2009-02-12 at 19:10 -0700, Jon Jensen wrote:
> I wouldn't be surprised if bash borrowed the behavior & the name from 
> Perl.

You've got your history backward there, sonny. Now get off my lawn!

When you tell me I should give proprietary software a fair technical
evaluation because its features are so nice, what you are actually doing
is saying "Look at the shine on those manacles!" to someone who
remembers feeling like a slave. -- Eric S. Raymond

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