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Strip specials in BASH
# replaces numbers, commas, periods, asterisks, slashes (forward and back), all brackets and parentheses
# note: I'd like to get this working with less '-e' calls but it wasn't for me on
# $ sed --version
# GNU sed version 4.2.1
sed -r -e 's/[0-2,\.\*\\\/]/_/g' -e 's/\[/_/g' -e 's/\]/_/g' -e 's/\{/_/g' -e 's/\}/_/g' -e 's/\(/_/g' -e 's/\)/_/g' -e 's/_{2,}/_/g' -e 's/_$//'
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