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This document (http://www.shelldorado.com/goodcoding/) describes good coding practices for Bourne Shell and Korn Shell script programmers.

You should have a good understanding of shell script programming, and be familiar with the the most common UNIX commands. If you don't know what "grep" or "ls" is, you should probably read a introductory UNIX book or try one of the many online tutorials.

This guide applies to all Bourne Shell compatible shells, i.e. bash, zsh or KSH93. If you are using the C shell (csh) and are looking for good reasons to convert to a newer shell, like KSH or BASH, refer to CSH Programming Considered Harmful.

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