Roderick Schertler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > This turns out not to be the case. POSIX says that echo does handle > 1. http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/007908799/xcu/echo.html That's not POSIX, that's SUS. Completely different standard. (POSIX is from IEEE, and I'd love to find it online, if available.) -- Alan Shutko <email@example.com> - In a variety of flavors! People usually get what's coming to them ... unless it's been mailed.