command-line one-liners a la Perl?

MRAB python at
Thu Jun 18 16:05:12 CEST 2009

kj wrote:
> I'm a recovering Perl addict, and I'm jonesin' badly for command-line
> one-liners, like
>   % perl -lne '@f=split "\t";print join "\t", at f[3,1] if $f[2]=~/frobozz/i' in.txt
> How can I get my fix with Python?
python -c "print 'Hello world!'"

Although you need to remember that Python makes much more use of
whitespace, which limits the usefulness of the command line.

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