Writing shell scripts that suckless
Published: Saturday, Dec 12, 2009 Last modified: Friday, May 12, 2023
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The original 100 line script might have been short, though it tried to do too many things at once. It was also too dependent on http://xmlstar.sourceforge.net/ when it need not be.
It takes a genius to break up a problem into small and very maintainable components.