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Re: Making copies of files

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Making copies of files
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 23:13:32 -0400

On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 02:31:17AM +0200, wrote:
> Have now converted my files to org files and used html2text to remove the
> html markup commands.
> Have now ended up with paragraphs as follows.  I would now like to read the
> org files and introduce a newline whenever a line ends with a period ".".

Corollary 1.1: The questioner's second description of the problem/question
will also be misleading.

I told you already: replace the cp with whatever you *actually* want
to do.  It seems what you actually wanted to do was run

lynx -dump "$f" > "${f%.htm}.org"

in the body of the loop.  But instead of doing that, you've gone down
some detour, and now you're trying to cut through the god damned forest
in between the detour and the road you wanted to be on.  So now you're
asking us how to build a chain saw out of your car's windshield wipers
so you can cut down all the trees that are in your way.

And this is absolutely. positively par for the course.  That's what makes
this whole thing so stupidly frustrating.

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