Subject: Re: small hack
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/23/1998 09:16:36
On 22 Sep 1998 18:24:54 -0400  "Perry E. Metzger" wrote:

> In doing some testing a couple of days ago, I needed something to
> randomly shuffle a list of files. Unfortunately, jot didn't seem to do
> what I wanted, so I wrote the following tiny program. Anyone object to
> my adding it to /usr/bin? The whole thing is under 200 lines, with man
> page (much less if you ignore copyrights :), and I've wanted this over
> and over and over during the last ten years...

Don't we have a package category for nifty little utilities?  This would
seem like a good candidate for that rather than adding it directly to
the main-line.