Backtick versus $()

Thorsten Glaser tg at
Thu Feb 24 21:59:55 UTC 2011

Chad Perrin <perrin <at>> writes:

> > That’s a FreeBSD® specific issue though. Other operating systems
> > did the sensible thing ages ago ☺
> What exactly is "the sensible thing"?

FWIW, I'm quite impressed with mksh interactively. I thought it was much
*much* more bare bones. But it turns out it beats the living hell out of
ksh93 in that respect. I'd even consider it for my daily use if I hadn't
wasted half my life on my zsh setup. :-) -- Frank Terbeck in #!/bin/mksh

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