On Log Files and Output Files

If your script generates saved readable output, the target file is known as a log file and should be named with a “.log” suffix.
If you run a script interactively and want to temporarily capture the output that is sent to the terminal, use a “.out” suffix (if you like).
But please, for the love of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, don’t send scripted logging output to a file with a “.out” suffix.

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