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Re: Suggest a mnemonic for piped open

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jan 30, 2012 at 12:30 UTC ( #950762=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Suggest a mnemonic for piped open

Not particularly mnemonic, but it's my best effort of putting what I think, when writing or reading the constructs, into words ...

When the pipe is on the way in to the command: '| command' it is supplying input to the command.

When the pipe in on the way out from the command: 'command |' it is receiving output from the command.


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