a perl question

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Wed Jan 5 06:32:35 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 09:33:03AM -0800, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> >>>>> "Patrick" == Patrick Bihan-Faou <patrick.bihan-faou at teambox.fr> writes:
> Patrick> cat asdf.txt | grep -v XYZ | grep -v bla
> And yet, you still have the "Useless Use of Cat".

The weirdest thing about most useless uses of cat is that not using cat
would actually be a little clearer and involve fewer keystrokes -- as in
this case.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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