Python's simplicity philosophy

Paul Rubin http
Thu Nov 20 03:36:11 CET 2003


Ben Finney <bignose-hates-spam at and-benfinney-does-too.id.au> writes:
> The specification on the man page for GNU uniq seems clear on this:
> 
>     DESCRIPTION
>         Discard  all  but  one  of successive identical lines from INPUT
>         (or standard input), writing to OUTPUT (or standard output).
> 
> It doesn't care if the input is sorted or unsorted; it describes
> behaviour on successive identical lines, not the total set of all lines.

OK, that's reasonable behavior.




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