trimming by davisagli

x=list(open('../fd/0'))
i,y,z,b=(0,)*4
a=99
for l in x:
 if '*'in l:
  y,z,a,b=y or i+1,i,min(a,l.find('*')),max(b,l.rfind('*'))
 i+=1
for l in x[y-1:z+1]:print l[a:b+1]

Note that non-ascii characters in the above source code will be escaped (such as \x9f).

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