Tugger the SLUGger!SLUG Mailing List Archives

Re: [SLUG] Re: 40 Years of Unix

Matthew Hannigan <mlh@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Shell is a generic term for user interface, as well as a
> specific term, for e.g. unix cmomand line shells or the
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Shell
> Speaking of shells has anyone used rc or es for any length
> of time on a non-plan9 machine?
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rc_shell)

I tried it for a while, but found that it didn't offer a compelling enough
improvement over bash to pay back the effort to learn it.  Likewise the couple
of Perl based shells I tried.

✣ Daniel Pittman            ✉ daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxx            ☎ +61 401 155 707
               ♽ made with 100 percent post-consumer electrons
   Looking for work?  Love Perl?  In Melbourne, Australia?  We are hiring.