Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #20884, comment 62


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07/08/16 16:34:03 (5 years ago)
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  • Ticket #20884, comment 62

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    44> Just because it's as documented (which I see now, on very careful read, that the syntax must be `-d<space><delimiter>`).  That's not *unreasonable*, just different from how other commands (specifically `cut`, which is why I was mentally comparing to) take their arguments.  You can't well argue that the syntax of shell commands is always logical or consistent.
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    6 You were also passing an '''empty''' string, which gets removed altogether in shell preparsing.  (You could likely have written `re''ad ...` for example... 8-) )
     6You were also passing an '''empty''' string, which ''there'' gets removed altogether in shell preparsing (`-d''` => `-d`).  (You could likely have written `re''ad ...` for example... 8-) )