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The A-Z of Programming Languages: BASH/Bourne-Again Shell

May 31, 2008, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Naomi Hamilton)

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"Computerworld is undertaking a series of investigations into the most widely-used programming languages. Previously we spoke to Alfred v. Aho of AWK fame, and in this article we chat to Chet Ramey about his experience maintaining Bash.

"Bash, or the Bourne-Again Shell is a Unix shell created in 1987 by Brian Fox. According to Wikipedia, the name is a pun on an earlier Unix shell by Stephen Bourne (called the Bourne shell), which was distributed with Version 7 Unix in 1978..."

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