opening a text document to show a .txt file throughabrowserlink

Cliff Wells LogiplexSoftware at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 1 01:56:22 CET 2003


On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 16:47, Brian Quinlan wrote:
> > Okay, foot eaten ;)  I was thinking of "expr" which, IIRC, was the
> > typical way of doing it some time ago.  I should have specified sh
> > instead of bash, which I don't believe (but don't have around to test)
> > has arithmetic operators.
> 
> That doesn't matter. If it has sufficiently robust string operations
> then you can write arithmetic operations. I took a quick glace at the sh
> manual and it looks like you could probably write multiply in less than
> 200 LOC.
> 
> Actually doing so is left as an exercise :-)

Or just left alone ;)

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