Writing shell scripts that suckless

Published: Saturday, Dec 12, 2009 Last modified: Thursday, Dec 3, 2020

Compare http://static.natalian.org/2009-12-12/w3c.sh.txt with:

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.