need a newline between paragraphs....

Gary Kline kline at
Tue Nov 24 21:09:18 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 07:09:34PM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Nov 2009 17:39:35 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at> wrote:
> > PS: is there any one-liner to add back one newline between paragraphs?
> Not an accurate one.
> You can *guess* when a line ends with a punctuation character
> *and* it is shorter than some configurable wrapping column that
> it is probably the end of a paragraph.  But this is only a
> heuristic guess and a pretty silly heuristic at that.

	it's prob'ly bcse i'm older than zeus, but it seems that i
	once wrote a script or short c program that detected the 
	end-of-paragraph.  maybe somewhere in atom.  anyway, karl
	vogel came to my rescue with a two-byte change to the

	    print $fh "$_";

	line. appending "$/" resolves the problem.  

	    print $fh "$_$/";

	now i can point kttsd's reader at the entire [huge] file -- 
	while i read along.  or read each chapter individually.  the 
	way i wrote them

 Gary Kline  kline at  Public Service Unix
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