Re: [dev] cat -v

From: Greg Minshall <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2022 13:30:45 -0800

i think it was a Rob Pike paper, maybe Usenix, probably in the 1990s.
the idea, iirc, is that you can always pipe the output of cat(1) into
od(1), or into any other program you wanted, so keep cat simple. good
paper (but, sometimes i do `cat -v`).
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