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Re: printf '%s\n' "$@" versus <<< redirection

From: Mike Jonkmans
Subject: Re: printf '%s\n' "$@" versus <<< redirection
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2023 18:45:00 +0100

On Sat, Feb 18, 2023 at 12:52:05PM +0000, Kerin Millar wrote:
> ...
> The manual has this to say:-
> "If IFS is unset, or its value is exactly <space><tab><newline>, the default, 
> then sequences of <space>, <tab>, and <newline> at the beginning and end of 
> the results of the previous expansions are ignored, and any sequence of IFS 
> characters not at the beginning or end serves to delimit words."

If IFS is unset then it is slightly ambiguous as to what the IFS characters are,
in the last part of this sentence.

Regards, Mike Jonkmans

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