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Re: Ignore patterns should not be case sensitive (usability)

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 22:40:36 -0500

Jared Hardy wrote:
>> Well, no... that was because this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASR33
>> only had an uppercase ASCII character set.
> Wow -- this just proves how twisted your mind is, by your CS
> background. This is exactly why you shouldn't be trusted with human
> interface design. ;)

Agreed, but as long as my bourne-compatible shell doesn't quietly accept

if [ "a" != "A" ]
  then echo "They are totally different"

a wise human won't ignore the difference either when working with computers.

   Les Mikesell
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