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Re: 'sort' command -- support more than one field-delimiter

From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: Re: 'sort' command -- support more than one field-delimiter
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2023 08:19:17 +0200

On Mon, Oct 16, 2023 at 12:01 AM Pádraig Brady <> wrote:
> [...]
> Also if we were to implement this, then it might introduce confusion.
> For example users might try to `sort -t "blah"` expecting
> the word "blah" to be used as a delimiter.
> This is similar to the python "".rstrip() string method,
> which takes chars, but I've seen many many instances
> of code doing things like filename.rstrip(".txt")
> which is an insidious error as it often works.

I understand, and agree, about your concern.

Maybe someone could figure out a better way of specifying several

Dani Moncayo

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