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From Hakan Tandogan <>
Subject Re: Objections against advanced directory scanning
Date Wed, 02 Feb 2000 17:03:00 GMT
On Wed, 02 Feb 2000, you wrote:
> Well I didn't realise that you weren't going to use regular expressions. If you
> had said that initially then we could have saved a lot of e-mails.
> 'Regular Expressions are too difficult for ordinary users'. It seems to me that
> you aren't expecting many Unix people to use ant.
> 'the '**' feature it is exaclty what most users find natural.'  Most ordinary
> non Unix users you mean.

	Interestingly enough, zsh uses that pattern. Maybe thats why I bought
the "finding natural" part ;-)


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