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The "\ filename" meta switch shivers@xxxxxx (12 Mar 2001 04:56 UTC)
Re: The "\ filename" meta switch David Rush (12 Mar 2001 08:12 UTC)
Re: The "\ filename" meta switch sperber@xxxxxx (20 Mar 2001 10:39 UTC)

Re: The "\ filename" meta switch David Rush 12 Mar 2001 08:11 UTC writes:
>     And adding / filename doesn't come for free as you suggested: It will
>     complicate the SRFI and therefore be a potential source for
>     confusion.

Do it. It's well worth it. The whole *nix #! mechanism has needed
something like Scsh's meta-switch for *ages*.

> Allowing this single switch buys you a lightweight, pure Unix-kernel solution
> without in any way affecting the other uses you had in mind. That seems like a
> good thing.

Me-too ism doesn't really add much to the debate here, but I strongly
feel that Olin is right. He's not just a lone voice defending Scsh.

david rush
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