Sort a one-per-line list of email address, weeding out duplicates

sed 's/[ \t]*$//' < emails.txt | tr 'A-Z' 'a-z' | sort | uniq > emails_sorted.txt

By: jdunn
2009-02-20 19:49:17

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What Others Think

Doing a bit of normalisation there too.
hendry · 438 weeks and 6 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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