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Definitions of BOURNE SHELL
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(sh, Shellish). The original command-line interpretershell and script language for Unix written by S.R. Bourneof Bell Laboratories in 1978. sh has been superseded forinteractive use by the Berkeley C shell, csh but stillwidely used for writing shell scripts.There were even earlier shells, see glob. [Details?]ash is a Bourne Shell clone.["Unix Time-Sharing System: The Unix Shell", S.R. Bourne,Bell Sys Tech J 57(6):1971-1990 (Jul 1978)].
By Denis Howe