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20833Re: [NTB] Re: Function to display only certain lines of a large file?

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  • David Smart
    Dec 6, 2008
      That takes me back!! I used SNOBOL (the original) when automating
      extracting of abstract circulation for publications in a technical library.
      I stopped working there just as SNOBOL4 came out IIRC,

      Regards, Dave S

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "John H. Lindsay" <jlindsay@...>
      To: <notetab@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 4:24 AM
      Subject: [NTB] Re: Function to display only certain lines of a large file?


      > Hi,
      >
      > This is a SNOBOL4-type of job -- SNOBOL4 is a character string matching
      > and manipulation language, and actually too, very much more than that.
      > Have
      > a look at
      >
      > http://www.snobol4.com
      >
      > While one can purchase several SNOBOL4 systems, there are free ones,
      > and even the somewhat limited Vanilla SNOBOL4 available free at that
      > site is more than enough for this sort of job.
      >
      > John.
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