Reading from text

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid
Tue Feb 17 14:03:00 EST 2009

On 2009-02-17, Tim Chase <python.list at> wrote:
>> Assuming this is a real task and not a homework problem, then
>> I'd do it this way:
>>   $ cd [directory containing 50 test files]
>>   $ (for file in *; do head -n11 $file | tail -n5; done) >/path/to/results-file.txt
> I'd use sed:
>    sed -ns 7,11p /source/path/*.txt >/path/to/results.txt

Well done.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! does your DRESSING
                                  at               ROOM have enough ASPARAGUS?

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