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Re: Editing a piped in stream?

On 07/08/2018 06:18 AM, Andy Smith wrote:

On Sun, Jul 08, 2018 at 07:39:07AM +0200, john doe wrote:
The issue here is that we don't know what the OP wants

A situation sadly familiar when dealing with this particular
poster's threads.

Also in the general case, if you ever find yourself parsing the
output of "ls", you will probably find that there is a better way to
be doing what you're trying to do. There are a lot of issues with
parsing "ls" output:


Sometimes I just can't win {<grin>/<groan>/??? ;}
In some threads I'm chided for lack of details.
In this and other threads I lose for giving too many.

Y'all will have admit that I did say "Subject line is poorly phrased."
Having read the responses, my subject line my not be all that bad.

A better subject/body might have been [How does one edit a piped in stream?] .
I'll lay odds that I would be asked for more details.
If I can't win, can I break even? <*chuckle*>