"source" vs "."

Nico R. n-roeser at gmx.net
Thu Jan 22 12:29:08 PST 2009


Angel Tsankov wrote:
> "source" or ".": which one do you prefer and why?

‘.’ (dot).
Because it is in POSIX.1. See
<URL:http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/V3_chap02.html#dot>.

dash[1], for example, does not support ‘source’.


[1] http://freshmeat.net/projects/dash/


Have fun!
-- 
Nico



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