svn commit: r211084 - head/bin/sh
rene at freebsd.org
Sun Aug 8 22:19:29 UTC 2010
On 08-08-2010 23:36, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 08/08/2010 14:19, Colin Percival wrote:
>> On 08/08/10 14:04, Jilles Tjoelker wrote:
>>> Remove unnecessary duplicate letters in mksyntax.c,
>>> the table elements would just be overwritten twice.
>>> - add("abcdefghijklmnopqrstucvwxyz", "ISLOWER");
>>> - add("ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUCVWXYZ", "ISUPPER");
>>> + add("abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz", "ISLOWER");
>>> + add("ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ", "ISUPPER");
>> Ok, I have to wonder: Why was there ever the extra 'C' between 'U' and 'V'?
>> It seems that it has been there ever since 4.4-Lite, but I don't have access
>> to historical sources beyond that point.
> I think y'all are forgetting where the B in BSD comes from.
So the extra C was to form UC as in University of California. Otherwise
the extra C wouldn't be in there twice.
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