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Re: Ironic?



On Thu, Nov 19, 1998 at 09:27:58PM -0800, Marc Barnett wrote:
> >     Yes.  One generally does not associate "utils" with being installed in
> > "games".  Utils, games, utils, games.
> 
> You're missing the point. /usr/games/banner is not a util. I can't think of a
> valid system use for it at all.
> 
> BTW: /usr/games/banner is the "original" location on BSD.

But it's not a game. It's not "fun" to run banner (well, it's not for me :),
and so it's a util. Anyway, it's useful for printing out banners (which, I
suppose, is why it's called banner).

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Edward John M. Brocklesby
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