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cut(1) wishlist: exclusion switch

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: cut(1) wishlist: exclusion switch
Date: Fri Nov 8 21:37:34 2002
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

The cut(1) command has it all wrong.
Say one wants to "cut" the 7th field.
One must say "I want the 1-6, and 8- fields".
That is because there is no exclusion switch provided.
Only inclusion.
Which forgets the more basic meaning of the word "cut".
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