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Separation of Input and Output boxes breaks down (ep2) #1055
Possibly, given the lack of comments in the month after I submitted
There are links to all of the seperated issues in the original.
I have kept the opening paragraph in for context.
I may also have corrected some typos !
There are a couple of places where the seperation of Input and Output
In the "Navigating Files and Directories" episode, we use a standalone
Perhaps that could be re-rendered as
Putting all that together, our command above
has given us a listing of files and directories in the root directory /.
Note that we would drop the "An example of the output ..." sentence
In the "Pipes and Filters" episode, we use the example of a "wc -l"
I think this would benefit from an explict empty line after the
So, we would have
What happens if a command is supposed to process a file, but we don’t
Notice that the shell has accepted our command but has not produced
Since it doesn’t have any filenames, wc assumes it is ...
This presentation, I suggest, links into the idea of the shell presenting