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*/wish-fulfillment/*

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Script started on Fri May 27 09:40:39 2016
$ pico zz
n2     137    4211 zz

Script started on Fri May 27 09:40:39 2016
$ pico zz
2     137    4211 zz

*/wish-fulfillment/*

A file that appends its word count, repeats the operation going
for the big one.

- from My Files on My Nice-Machine, in Writing Under, Selections
From the Internet Text, by Alan Sondheim, with an introduction
by Sandy Baldwin, Computing Literature, The Center for Literary
Computing, Morgantown, WV, 2012

$ wc zz >> zz
$ r
wc zz >> zz
$ r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r;
r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r; r;
r; r

wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc
zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz
>> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >>
zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz
wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc
zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz
>> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >>
zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz
wc zz >> zz wc zz >> zz
$ echo ... >> zz
$ exit

Script done on Fri May 27 09:30:33 2016
0 zz
       38     230    6488 zz
       39     234    6516 zz
       40     238    6544 zz
       41     242    6572 zz
       42     246    6600 zz
       43     250    6628 zz
       44     254    6656 zz
       45     258    6684 zz
       46     262    6712 zz
       47     266    6740 zz
       48     270    6768 zz
       49     274    6796 zz
       50     278    6824 zz
       51     282    6852 zz
       52     286    6880 zz
       53     290    6908 zz
       54     294    6936 zz

...

*/never made the big one/*

       79     461    1955 zz
       80     465    1983 zz
       81     469    2011 zz
       82     473    2039 zz
       83     477    2067 zz
       84     481    2095 zz
       85     485    2123 zz
       86     489    2151 zz
       87     493    2179 zz
       88     497    2207 zz
       89     501    2235 zz
       90     505    2263 zz
       91     509    2291 zz
       92     513    2319 zz
       93     517    2347 zz
       94     521    2375 zz
       95     525    2403 zz
       96     529    2431 zz
       97     533    2459 zz
       98     537    2487 zz
       99     541    2515 zz
      100     545    2543 zz
      101     549    2571 zz
      102     553    2599 zz
      103     557    2627 zz

*/never made the big one/*

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