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Re: Pathname expansion vs. filename expansion


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Pathname expansion vs. filename expansion
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:39:00 -0400
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On 8/20/19 11:15 AM, Stephane Chazelas wrote:

> I think you're refering to:
> 
> https://www.gnu.org/prep/standards/html_node/GNU-Manuals.html#GNU-Manuals
> 
> GNU> Please do not use the term “pathname” that is used in Unix
> GNU> documentation; use “file name” (two words) instead. We use the
> GNU> term “path” only for search paths, which are lists of directory
> GNU> names. 
> 
> So I guess that should be "file name expansion"

Yeah, that's a bridge too far. I could live with "filename generation."

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