shell applications

Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Tue May 17 22:41:12 CEST 2005

On Thursday 12 May 2005 10:34, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> I am curious why the example shell applications aren't built by default so
> they will be included with distros?  I have a number of shell scripts that
> still use id3info and id3tag and wish to migrate off of it.

Mostly because they're designed for clarity, not for robustness.


I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb 
as the next guy. 
--Richard Feynman

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