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A minor bug is present at the end of the script (version: 0.1, date: 2005-09-12), where the color is reset: a '[' is missing, so an 'm' is printed.

Original version:

print "^[0m";

Corrected version:

print "^[[0m";

Note: "^[" is CTRL-V + Esc. --February 28, 2013


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