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Re: just a passing thought

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-06-17 23:04:51 CEST

Mark Watts wrote:

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Paul L Lussier [mailto:pll@lanminds.com]
>>Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2003 16:06
>>To: Ben Collins-Sussman
>>Cc: michael.price@computer.org; SVN Dev List
>>
>>In a message dated: 17 Jun 2003 14:56:40 CDT Ben Collins-Sussman said:
>>
>>
>>
>>>Well, I'm now fixing a 4th bug... checkouts failing on
>>>
>>>
>>directories with
>>
>>
>>>spaces in their names. That's a pretty big deal.
>>>
>>>
>><tongue-in-cheek>
>>
>> Can't you just tell the user that spaces in file names
>>are a really
>> bad idea, and they shouldn't do that? ;)
>>
>></tongue-in-cheek>
>>
>>
><grin>
>I have already tried that believe me. Personally I NEVER use spaces.
>However, MY users seem to think that because MS lets you, it's a good thing.
>And in the particular case I can't change it. Grrr.!
></grin>
>
>
Huh, Unix lets you get away with even more far-out things. Ever seen a
backspace in a filename? It's confusing, to say the least :-)

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Brane ─îibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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