OT: spacing of code in Google Groups

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Thu Jan 6 10:56:48 EST 2005

On 2005-01-06, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> Peter Hansen wrote:
> [...]
>> But the whole argument is fairly moot...  I've needed a rectangle
>> operation only once in the last ten years, and if I hadn't known at
>> the time that my editor could do it (and spent about half an hour
>> figuring out how it worked), I could have written a utility to
>> do the job faster if I'd been using Python at the time...
> Or even used cut(1) from the command line.

IIRC, that was the first thing suggested.  Using rectangular
operations in an editor was a ways down the list of alternatives.

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