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About: GNU Parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel using multiple CPU cores and/or multiple computers.

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seen B<::> used in programming languanges to separate classes, and I seen B<::> used in programming languanges to separate classes, and I
did not want the user to be confused that the separator had anything did not want the user to be confused that the separator had anything
to do with classes. to do with classes.
B<:::> also makes a visual separation, which is good if there are B<:::> also makes a visual separation, which is good if there are
multiple B<:::>. multiple B<:::>.
When B<:::> was chosen, B<::::> came as a fairly natural extension. When B<:::> was chosen, B<::::> came as a fairly natural extension.
Linking input sources meant having to decide for some way to indicate Linking input sources meant having to decide for some way to indicate
linking of B<:::> and B<::::>. B<:::+> and B<::::+> was chosen, so linking of B<:::> and B<::::>. B<:::+> and B<::::+> were chosen, so
that they were similar to B<:::> and B<::::>. that they were similar to B<:::> and B<::::>.
=head2 Perl replacement strings, {= =}, and --rpl =head2 Perl replacement strings, {= =}, and --rpl
The shorthands for replacement strings make a command look more The shorthands for replacement strings make a command look more
cryptic. Different users will need different replacement cryptic. Different users will need different replacement
strings. Instead of inventing more shorthands you get more strings. Instead of inventing more shorthands you get more
flexible replacement strings if they can be programmed by the user. flexible replacement strings if they can be programmed by the user.
The language Perl was chosen because GNU B<parallel> is written in The language Perl was chosen because GNU B<parallel> is written in
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