Re: Call for input on FAQ

From: Stephane CHAZELAS (
Date: 07/17/03

Date: 17 Jul 2003 17:46:06 GMT

Ben wrote:
> Then you really need to define "shell programming" and distinguish that
> from other scripts that are written.

Shell programming is writing application in shell "language".
What's your definition?

A single command line as typed at prompt may be considered as a
"shell application". Rule of thumb would be: past 50 lines for
an application, you'd better consider another language.