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Re: svn co win32 and linux filesystem compatibility question

From: Gunter Ohrner <G.Ohrner_at_post.rwth-aachen.de>
Date: 2006-01-06 00:31:52 CET

v4r4n wrote:
> Wow, I tried what you said. That is really scary. You'd think they'd
> have fixed something like that, but they obviously don't believe it is
> important.

Well, no it'd break stuff. Even in Win XP you can still pipe something to
PRN and it will print.

Compatibility is one of Windows' greates advantages and its bane...

The choice of COMx, PRN etc. was braindead, as Scott mentioned, and now
they're stuck with it... Maybe Vista will find a way to work around it?



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