| Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 08:55:43 +0000
| From: "Rory Browne" <rbmlist at gmail.com>
| > if the script's [author] wrote '#!/bin/sh' then yes,
| > the author _said_ any Bourne(/POSIX?)-ish shell should
| > work. but _saying_ that, and _meaning_ that, or even
| > realising that that is what saying that means, are
| > very different things!
| Isn't saying one thing and meaning another, a bug in the software
w.r.t. technical and documentation issues
(at least), it probably _should_ be.
but it isn't always.
which itself is a defect.
nor is the problem limited to software (he
says having been recently fighting similar
mismatches between what the manual claims
and how the hardware is obviously designed.
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