/usrmove? -> about the future

Jim Meyering jim at meyering.net
Thu Feb 16 11:59:34 UTC 2012

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 07:23:24PM -0500, Steve Clark wrote:
>> On 02/15/2012 05:19 PM, mike cloaked wrote:
>> >I use bash completion all the time every single day - I guess I have
>> >become a corner case!
>> >
>> No you haven't. All the developers I have worked with since the
>> early nineties use it all the
>> time every day. We would be lost without it.
> You may have been working with them since the earliy nineties, but the
> feature was only introduced in 2.04 in 2000. Programmable completion
> is fairly modern compared to the rest of bash...

That was one of the reasons I switched to zsh.
It had far superior completion back then.
Bash has closed the gap, since.

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