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On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 3:32 PM, Andrew Starks <> wrote:
> If lines was deprecated, an option *could* be to add another modifier

Oh no, I use that all the time! It would be like banning dogs because
sometimes they bite children.

 > Something like "read until a specified string of symbols or end of
> file."

And that would be very do-able as a useful C extension

steve d.