[Oberon] Incremental evolution of piping system?

Jörg Straube joerg.straube at iaeth.ch
Wed Jan 11 22:15:38 CET 2017

It is dangerous as piping is typeless.

> Am 11.01.2017 um 22:10 schrieb Lars <noreply at z505.com>:
>> On Tue, January 10, 2017 8:24 pm, eas lab wrote:
>> *Importantly*  FP/piping gives extreme modularity
> Piping also gives danger...
> make one little mistake and your entire pipe could be very dangerous..
> This is what has always scared me about unix commands, one little error
> and you can eff up your system.. even a typo...
> There is no "recycle bin" to back up and get out of what you just did,
> unless, you made a backup of your system before running a command. That
> would mean every single command you ever run, you have to make a backup
> first, which no one does..
> Now on the other hand if your pipe isn't doing that much which is
> dangerous, i.e. just getting a read only output of something....
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