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 c-shell as a command language rather than a programming language

This question is well covered in the "Csh Programming Considered Harmful"
posting by  Tom Christiansen. This is (or was?) a regular post in the
following groups:
comp.unix.shell,comp.unix.questions,comp.unix.programmer,news.answers

Basically, I'd say that a good command language would provide features
for working on the command line (like command history), while a good
programming tool would provide good programming features (like error
handling and logging) and portability.

Please refer to Tom Christiansen's post!

Oops:
When searching for the article I couldn't find it!? My saved copy
is dated Oct 1993. Is it still being posted?

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