That's what I was shooting for; didn't know how well I succeeded. We get a lot of questions from people who clearly should still be working through getting a "Hello world!" script working. I figured if he was one of them, my example would be no help to him; but if he had some experience and skill, he'd be okay. It's a hard balance to find, though, between giving a fish and teaching to fish.
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