Squeeze multiple blank lines to one

March 10th, 2007 toydi

Documents like RFCs may contain many blank-line blocks. To save the trees, i always squeeze multiple blank lines down to single blank line, before printing. Once I did this manually (yes, it’s like hell), but now I use cat -s: cat -s rfc2324.txt | tr -d ‘\\f’ | lpr I use tr -d to remove […]

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