[clug] Circumflex

Bryan Kilgallin (iiNet) kilgallin at iinet.net.au
Thu Aug 17 12:11:43 UTC 2017

Thanks, Kim:

> That would be a glob or a regex.

"Parameter expansion (Globbing)

When an argument for a program is given on the commandline, it undergoes 
the process of parameter expansion before it is sent on to the command."


"regular expression

1.   (text, operating system)   (regexp, RE) One of the wild card 
patterns used by Perl and other languages, following Unix utilities such 
as grep, sed, and awk and editors such as vi and Emacs. Regular 
expressions use conventions similar to but more elaborate than those 
described under glob."


Any intro tutes on these concepts?

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