why does "cut" print fields in original order?

Frank Cox theatre at sasktel.net
Wed Nov 21 07:00:09 UTC 2007

On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 01:44:26 -0500 (EST)
"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:

> i understand that that's not indicated on the man page.  on the other
> hand, is there any reason that it *wasn't* done that way?  it would
> seem that that would be an obvious enhancement and, certainly, that
> would be more intuitive behaviour, no?

It would be fairly trivial to "roll your own" if you require that functionality.

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