Vincenzo di Cicco <> writes:

> But: why the decision to support the Blob Pattern instead of the
> Regular Expressions?


Matching pathnames using fnmatch/glob is a fine UNIX tradition;
because we generally consider refnames also as "pathname-like"
things, we use fnmatch for them, too (what we actually use is
wildmatch, which can be thought of as a natural evolution of it).
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