1692: "Man Page"

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby Soupspoon » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:05 pm UTC

Atheists just disagree about one more pope than others do...?

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby Copper Bezel » Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:39 pm UTC

It amuses me that this comic now has 244 comments on the Linux subreddit.

Flumble wrote:-m specify an ampersand-seperated list of modules to load instead of the default POSIX libraries. These may be either shared objects or packages from pip. Requires python 2.7.11 in /home/steve/python-2.7.6/src/newtemp/bin. //FIXME -m should use the default python installation


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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby Soupspoon » Sat Jun 11, 2016 12:17 am UTC

Copper Bezel wrote:It amuses me that this comic now has 244 comments on the Linux subreddit.

I particularly enjoyed the observation that "less --help" is apparently less than helpful, whilst also being ten pages long...

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby kodiac » Sat Jun 11, 2016 12:33 am UTC

rmsgrey wrote:
kodiac wrote:
rmsgrey wrote:
kodiac wrote:
ThemePark wrote:-A Starts an argument between the arguments.

That's not an argument! They're just contradicting each other. :P

An argument can be just contradiction.

In case you weren't aware, I was paraphrasing part of a sketch from Monty Python's Flying Circus.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argument_Clinic

And I was paraphrasing the response.

And I was too dumb (or my memory of the sketch is too poor) to have realised.

@ps.02 - fair call.

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby kodiac » Sat Jun 11, 2016 12:39 am UTC

Bounty wrote:
kodiac wrote:Undocumented behaviour:
-e -i -e -i -o
causes the computer to sing, unless -q is also used.

I just tried this with the -q switch. Is that really the best ASCII Art Bacon the developers were able to create?

You got bacon? Mine looks like beef steak, which I suspect may have been blue (i.e. still mooing).

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby Kit. » Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:40 am UTC

I've recently created a script for my personal use. It's usage (and design) is simple:

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frep [<grep options>] <grep regexp> [<find path and options>]

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby Jorpho » Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:05 pm UTC

So had anyone here actually heard of ANSEL before reading this comic? (I might not even have gotten to the wikipedia page if not for explainxkcd; the search results are swamped by some nvidia widget.)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSEL

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby cellocgw » Mon Jun 13, 2016 11:06 am UTC

Jorpho wrote:So had anyone here actually heard of ANSEL before reading this comic? (I might not even have gotten to the wikipedia page if not for explainxkcd; the search results are swamped by some nvidia widget.)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSEL


You mean not this Ansel?
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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby Tag » Mon Jun 13, 2016 11:22 am UTC

higgs-boson wrote:
YellowYeti wrote:
dms33 wrote:
Reecer6 wrote:
thunk wrote:Sadly, no option for the Coptic papacy.


Seriously, I understand it's the standard to assume users are operating under Roman Catholicism, but to not even provide the option to set the ruling church to even Eastern Orthodox? I have numerous test samples I need to run under each and every Patriarch, and now I have to extend the library myself to do so.


It also needs to be extended to allow the options "none" (for Protestants) and "undefined" (for non christians for whom a definition of true pope is not applicable).


and 'antichrist' for hardline Paisleyist Protestants?


... and page numbers, at least if running with -V 1190


Bug report: for 1409-1415 support, -p needs to accept option "PISA".

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby MarkW » Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:27 pm UTC

Where can I download source code for blerp? (Came here looking for a blerp implementation; have been disappointed so far.)

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby PhilHibbs » Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:47 pm UTC

Beware of the undocumented -z zero-days enabled flag, unless you're using tor.

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Re: 1692: "Man Page"

Postby ugoren » Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:24 am UTC

I think there's a bug in the "-v" option documentation.
The find command's "-exec" parameter isn't terminated by "\;".


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