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Re: just a passing thought

From: Michael Wood <mwood_at_its.uct.ac.za>
Date: 2003-06-18 10:50:02 CEST

On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 11:04:51PM +0200, Branko ??ibej wrote:
> Mark Watts wrote:
> ><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 :-)

I used to see all sorts of strange filenames a few years ago while
working for a small ISP that offered SLIP access and also plain serial
dialup to a shell. Sometimes something would go wrong and line noise
would be sent to the shell, causing rather strange files to be created.

Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>
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