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Re: [RFC] linecut addition

From: Steven Schubiger
Subject: Re: [RFC] linecut addition
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 19:49:53 +0200
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On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 10:04:57AM +0100, Pádraig Brady wrote:

> I think this (rarely used) functionality is
> adequately provided by existing tools:
> cat -n | sed -n '1,10p;50,80p;80q'

Not so sure, but sed doesn't allow for line offsets relative 
from the end, nor does it work on multiple files, ie. streams, 
at once. Furthermore, we needed (at work) filename output for 
each stream processed.

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