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Re: [opensuse] Need help doing a batch conversation lf - cr/lf
  • From: Randal Jarrett <rsj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 13:06:11 -0500
  • Message-id: <1197050771.5518.18.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

From what I can remember, they used the back slashes to avoid
having problems with AT&T for copying Unix. I guess that they
only worried about repercussions with items that were visible.

On Fri, 2007-12-07 at 14:25 +0000, Hans van der Merwe wrote:
On Fri, 2007-12-07 at 09:06 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
On 2007/12/07 03:16 (GMT-0500) Aaron Kulkis apparently typed:

Randal Jarrett wrote:

A lot of the files and some of the
directories have spaces in the name.

What idiot did that?

The M$ world has taught virtually everyone that spaces in filenames are no
problem. Each M$ user has these "folders":

My Documents
My Music
My Pictures

Not to mention the horror of insisting on using the "wrong" slash as
folder separator.

ps. If I had a $ for every mail someone sent me to go and look at
\\server\share name\file name

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