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Re: Our Most Precious Resource: Programmer Time (was Re: long term goals)

Philip Brown wrote:
> Writing things in directly compiled code doesn't always make things faster.

Cf: dpkg, which is in C after all...

>   Similarly, replace
>      if [ xxx ]
>   with
>      if [[ xxx ]]
>   The first is EXTERNAL. the second is built-in to POSIX-sh

Not ash, nor do I see it in the posix spec except for a note that it was

see shy jo

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