Exercise 1: Telling a UNIX System What to Do

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Problem 1

Use the functionality of byCharacter.go, byLine.go, and byWord.go in order to create a simplified version of the wc(1) UNIX utility. wc (word count) is a Unix command that generates the following statistics in the files specified in the arguments: number of lines, word count, and byte and character count.

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