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Re: Unicode range and enumeration support.

From: Eli Schwartz
Subject: Re: Unicode range and enumeration support.
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 00:47:40 -0500
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On 12/24/19 12:34 AM, L A Walsh wrote:
> I'm not sure what you want me to say about the range you chose,
> other than it would be about 128,000 characters. It would be about the
> same argument, for or against in using
> {241..128169}.  I know you are trying to make some point, but
> I'm missing it.

Yes, quite clearly you are missing lots. Though I cannot help but feel
the problem is when people try to explain it, you ignore the explanations.

>>>    It is in unicode code point order.  Which is what you would use
>>> for unicode.  If you want to sort via unicode, use the -u switch.
>> That isn't what the sort -u option does, and you know it.  I hope.
> Yeah...though, _I don't remember it_, _if_ I'm not entering it in
> a command to use it. I.e just as I'm about to type "|uniq", I
> remember that I'll remember that '-u' is a recently added 'shortcut'
> to get the same output.

What is "recent" about sort -u? I can find it listed as a mandatory
option in the POSIX 2004 manual.

Eli Schwartz
Arch Linux Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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