which is the basic differences between the shells?
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Mon Jun 7 16:31:11 UTC 2010
On Jun 06 2010 22:00, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 06, 2010 at 11:32:58AM -0700, Chip Camden wrote:
> > >
> > I was a tcsh user before switching to zsh. But I was raised on the
> > Bourne Shell, and used Korn shell a lot in the 90s. The C-shell versions
> > of control flow commands always tripped me up, even though they're
> > arguably more sane -- just because the sh versions flow off the
> > fingertips. So sh-compatibility was my main reason, but I like the
> > features of csh that zsh cherry-picked.
> Given my preference for (t)csh syntax over sh syntax for an interactive
> shell, I guess that doesn't give me a whole lot of motivation to try it
> out. Another response to my question discusses some other benefits,
> though. . . .
> Thanks for your perspective.
My pleasure, Chad. If I had learned csh first, I'd probably stick with
I'd also like to publicly thank you on this list for encouraging me to
try FreeBSD. I absolutely love it.
Sterling (Chip) Camden | camdensoftware.com | chipstips.com | chipsquips.com
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