On Tue, 3 Mar 2009 11:09:48 -0500, danbr...@php.net (Daniel Brown) wrote: >On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 11:03, PJ <af.gour...@videotron.ca> wrote: >>> >> ok, ok, I found it but you guys are assuming that this is something >> everybody should know... hell, I've been tinkering with programming and >> unix etc. for many, many years and this is the first time I ran into >> back quotes. >> SORRY! > > You're assuming that we're assuming something (though I don't even >know to whom that's supposed to be directed). > > Backtick operators have been around since the inception of UNIX >itself. I don't mean this offensively by any means whatsoever, but if >you haven't run into them before, you haven't been tinkering very >much.
In my 40 plus years of programming I don't think I have ever deliberately typed a back tick, and had forgotten that it was on the keyboard. And I have tinkered with all sorts of strange systems, but I have had very little to do with UNIX. This discussion reminds me of the "Any" key as in: Support person "now press any key". User "but there isn't an "Any" key on my keyboard! Clancy -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php