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Go enjoy shell

27.08.2015 by tg@
Tags: debian fun pcli

Dimitri, I personally enjoy shell…

tglase@tglase:~ $ x=車賈滑豈更串句龜龜契金喇車賈滑豈更串句龜龜契金喇
tglase@tglase:~ $ echo ${x::12}
車賈滑豈更串句龜龜契金喇
tglase@tglase:~ $ printf '%s\n' 'import sys' 'print(sys.argv[1][:12])' >x.py
tglase@tglase:~ $ python x.py $x
車賈滑豈
 

… much more than Python, actually. (Python is the language in which you do not want to write code dealing with strings, due to UnicodeDecodeError and all; even py3k is not much better.)

I would have commented on your post if it allowed doing so without getting a proprietary Google+ account.

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