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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: How to read a file without the first n lines
Date Tue, 08 Apr 2003 16:26:10 GMT
On Tue, 8 Apr 2003, Magesh Umasankar <> wrote:

> I do not think a new filter like subfilter is necessary -
> sub filter is actually a comination of two filter readers
> in the filter chain - namely tail and head (with the
> above suggested modification).

I agree with you.  It's better to have small filters and assemble
chains from them.

Errm, I am writing this mail using Gnus in XEmacs, does that
disqualify me for "small is beautiful" discussions 8-).


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