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One liners are very valuable, never under estimate.
In my company, a guy wrote a 15 line (approx) shell script. Code was readable, tidy.
Another guy wrote the code for the same funtionality having regex and pipes, looked so messy and unreadable. (2 pipes i think).
First guy's code took about 2 hours to run on about 80-100 files of size around 500 MB each.
Second guy's script completed the run in 4 minutes 20 seconds.
First guy was an average coder who used loops, conditions and some pipes. Second guy, omg, was a plumber... (you know what i mean :D ).
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