[Dclug] useful bash commands -- and a useful source of such!
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Sat Oct 23 20:11:39 EDT 2010
On 10/19/2010 5:34 PM, Bruce Israel wrote:
> Actually, my interactions with Jim is not so much one-up-manship
> (ok, maybe a little) as it is more friendly bantering.
Wesa speaking Bantu, Ja Mon!
> I glanced at the book you referenced, but the PDF I looked at
> appeared to be in a wierd order (the first few chapters were near
> the end) and there's a lot of, IMO, less useful stuff documenting
> existing commands instead of scripting. With all of that, though,
> looking at the table of contents it appears to be a pretty
> comprehensive attack on the issue.
He asked me to do the same too, Bruce. My reply was that I am in general
disappointed with these books, especially the ones that have titles with
titles like "tricks of the unix masters" or "ninja shell programming".
> P.S. Just to connect this up to a different subject in a previous
> post; I intentionally top-posted here, Alan, because I was replying
> to your overall message and not to individual points of your message
> in order, so the top-posting paradigm felt more appropriate for that.
Yeah, he needs to let that one go.
But ultimately, Alan is a Good Guy. I'm sure he didn't mean to ruffle
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