Lame Scripting Awards
How many people have been using cat to open files in their shell only to pipe the output to another command, or how many have piped things to wc -l from grep? Don’t understand what I am talking about, and want to be enlightened? Check out: Useless use of cat award. This is an old article but the information is probably more relevant than some other information presented in class or online. Lets be honest though and realize that there is more than one way to skin a scripted cat.