[TUHS] The UNIX Command Language (1976)
dave at horsfall.org
Fri Dec 4 10:29:38 AEST 2020
On Thu, 3 Dec 2020, Larry McVoy wrote:
> Wasn't there a version that was
> cat whatever ^ wc -l
Sort of pipe-related, but one thing that really gets my goat is the
inefficient redundancy in "cat file | process" when "process < file" will
suffice (and I'll bet that I'm not alone).
And yes, "^" preceded "|" for reasons discussed later in this thread.
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