I sometimes wish
pbpaste were the same command, and the command
just Did What I Mean.
pbpaste can be used to do more than simply copy text
data into and out of the general system clipboard, in practice, I never use
those features. In fact, I sometimes find it annoying that there wasn’t just
one tool provided that sensed if there was data on
STDIN, copied it to
the clipboard, and pasted data appropriately from the clipboard on
In fact, the more I thought about it, the more I thought it should do both.