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I had a question which was very difficult to find on google, because the question was in reference to the linux command /usr/bin/[. Google seems to ignore the [ part of my search rendering the answer virtually impossible to find.

I had a reasonably good idea what the answer was before I posted it but I wanted to be sure, and I also thought it was a great question to ask specifically because it was so hard to find a good answer. However I not notice that when I search ServerFault for /usr/bin/[, I get no results.

Shouldn't my question appear?

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[ is used for tag searching, so maybe SOFU ignores it. I would recommend they be smart enough not to though because it is a programmer's search engine after all. –  Earlz May 5 '10 at 20:00

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I love alt text –  Earlz May 5 '10 at 21:10
stupid broken links..... –  Holocryptic May 5 '10 at 21:12
my post-image-fu sucks.... –  Holocryptic May 5 '10 at 21:13
stupid Flikr. If I wanted a thumbnail, I would say so. Sorry, I'm not social network inclined. –  Holocryptic May 5 '10 at 21:21
+1 for freehand circles :-) –  The Unhandled Exception May 5 '10 at 21:22
photobucket FTW –  Holocryptic May 5 '10 at 21:25


First result:

What is /usr/bin/[ ? - Server Fault

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Well yes but if you take off the [ you get the exact same results. I think the fact that I'm #1 is just a coincidence. –  The Unhandled Exception May 5 '10 at 21:22

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