[ProgClub programming] Announcing the base() shell function

John Elliot V | ProgClub jj5 at progclub.org
Sun Jun 23 13:31:56 AEST 2019

On 23/6/19 8:06 am, Jedd Rashbrooke wrote:
> The 'reference implementation' attempts to change the working directory
> to parent *before* it checks if it's already in in the top level
> directory.  Nice!

That's the beauty of the Null Object Pattern [1]. You don't need to check.

This is a good example of you picking something which doesn't matter and
leveling accusations against me over it.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Null_object_pattern

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