[TUHS] The most surprising Unix programs

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Mar 18 08:28:39 AEST 2020

On Tue, 17 Mar 2020, ca6c at firemail.cc wrote:

> There is something sexy about reverse Polish notation.  I really do 
> encourage everyone reading this to try dc as their "desk calculator" for 
> some time.

I've been using my trusty HP-42S for so long that I can hardly remember 
how to use a "normal" calculator :-)

Oh, and I was surprised to learn that "bc" is just a front-end to "dc" 
when I read the manpage more closely; it is indeed the "Unix Way"[tm].

-- Dave

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