[nSLUG] Buying books: I take it back, partly

Matt Chamberlain chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 20:50:59 ADT 2007


That was awesome , (`cal 2008`).  Thanks for that trick!

On 10/18/07, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:
>
>
> Donald wrote:
>
> > This is the odd thing about learning the Linux OS - for those of us
> > who used Unix in the 80's we picked it up in the days of relative
> > infancy.  Just finding all of the things you could do from a shell
> > prompt was so cool.
>
> Ha! Absolutely.  As a guy who takes things apart and falls into a snit
> if they're designed to prevent that, the Unix command line seemed like
> my home pasture when I first encountered it.  Say, how *do* you do
> long, complicated pipelines from a drop-down menu?  (Oh, never mind, I
> don't really want to know. :-)
>
> > I doubt that a student today would...type 'cal 2008' as a first step
> > in thinking about planning something for next year.
>
> Oh, cool!  I didn't know  you could do that.  No, a student today
> probably wouldn't.
>
>
> - Mike
>
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