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12:33am Mon 18th Mar, Kaichao Z.

As a beginner, ChatGPT gives me an advice about using command wc. But our slides seem lack of relative introduction about wc, merely used it several times in demos.


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9:44am Tue 19th Mar, Michael W.

"Kaichao Zheng" <24*4*2*7@s*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:
> As a beginner, ChatGPT gives me an advice about using command wc. But our slides seem lack of relative introduction about wc, merely used it several times in demos.
Hi Kaichao, wc is very simple: it just counts the number of characters, words and lines in a plain-text file. In general, if you are unsure about any command, I recommend using man, e.g. man wc Finally, beware of using ChatGPT for anything; it can "hallucinate", i.e. report nonsense, just because certain words are statistically associated. If you wish to use the web, I strongly recommend using sites such as Stack Overflow. (Beware of sites that offer to help you. There are several of those too.) Cheers MichaelW

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