utility writes any specified operands, separated by single blank
characters and followed by a newline
character, to the standard
The following option is available:
Do not print the trailing newline character.
This may also be achieved by appending
to the end of the string, as is done
by iBCS2 compatible systems.
Note that this option as well as the effect of
are implementation-defined in
as amended by Cor. 1-2002.
Applications aiming for maximum
portability are strongly encouraged to use
to suppress the newline character.
Some shells may provide a builtin
command which is similar or identical to this utility.