[TUHS] dmr note on BSD's sins

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed May 3 10:59:13 AEST 2017


On Tue, 2 May 2017, Doug McIlroy wrote:

> With Steve's eloquent grump and cat -v on the table, I can't help 
> re-citing the peerless cardinal sin of
>         less --help | wc

Speaking of "cat", what really drives me nuts is "cat file | cmd"...

What's wrong with "cmd < file" (or to really confuse newbies, "< file 
cmd")?

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Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."


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