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Re: bash exorcism experiment ('bug' 762923 & 763012)

Hi Florian,

On Sonntag, 12. Oktober 2014, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Array variables practically imply arithmetic evaluation, amd this is a
> shell feature which is rather difficult to use correctly because
> compatibility with other shell encourages both recursive evaluation
> and access to the full shell language in a few corners.

and if I dont care about compatibilty?
> If you need array variables, it's likely that the script has grown so
> complex that switching to another language is a good idea.

oh, yeah. amen++

	Holger, just dealing with 25 lines of shell growing into 1000 lines
		 and where I missed the point to switch to python or anything
		 else sensible....

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