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 UWA week 21 (1st semester, week 12) ↓
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12:01pm Fri 27th May, Terra T.

Hi Michael, I wanted to point out that nowhere on the assignment spec does it say what environment we're being tested on. In the labs we've been told to use Docker, but in the lectures, you've been using your own Mac environment. I also understand that we're not supposed to repeat large chunks of code, however we were only taught how to use shell functions in week 11. I'm not sure our first assignment should be graded against using functions if we didn't use them. I understand there are other ways to no repeat code. Finally, the example scripts you worked through with us in the lectures were comparatively small to what our assignment 1 and assignment 2 were asking of us. In terms of style, we had nothing to compare to. Yes, we understand that we ought to use sensible variable names, but we may not have had any experience with writing long scripts (particularly if you're a first-year student with no programming experience), and therefore do not know what style a long script could have.

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