Backtick versus $()

Gary Gatten Ggatten at
Thu Feb 24 23:43:46 UTC 2011

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From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Chad Perrin
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2011 5:26 PM
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Subject: Re: Backtick versus $()

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 03:32:04PM -0800, Chip Camden wrote:
> Quoth Gary Gatten on Thursday, 24 February 2011:
> >
> > Everyone is wrong! "pfmsh" is the best at everything, period.  It
> > does everything you can possibly think of today and tomorrow.  It
> > doesn't require any upgrades, ever.  It's 100% secure.  It doesn't
> > use any memory or other resources, $hit, it doesn't even need to be
> > installed; it just "magically" works.
> > 
> > There you have it.
> That one doesn't seem to be in ports.

In case you aren't just being sarcastic, I think "pfmsh" is a reference
to "pure fucking magic shell".

Yes, I was trying to bring an end to this thread with a bit of humor.  So far I'd have to say I've failed on both accounts!

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