head is a common Unix/Linux executable, but it's not listed in the shell syntax highlighting configuration.
In contrast, many common executables are. Specifically, its counterpart,
tail, is listed. As are some not uncommon, but not fundamental executables like
It's also interesting that the lists differ between the
shStatement sections in the
Misc "fold" for executables even when they are independent from the shell. For example,
cat is only listed in the ksh section.
What is the reason
head is omitted? Why are there these other discrepancies?