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Re: [opensuse] Need help doing a batch conversation lf - cr/lf
  • From: Aaron Kulkis <akulkis00@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 09:31:34 -0500
  • Message-id: <47595946.5070806@xxxxxxxxxx>
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

The perversity in Redmond knows no bounds ... :-(

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

Yes, a hold-over of backwards compatibility with
that toy operating system, CP/M.

[And yes, CP/M WAS a toy. It was written by one
guy in his basement in the mid-1970's to use on
his Altair (*?) Intel 8080 machine, which he
distributed freely to hobbyists. Then it was given
commercial legitimacy first by Radio Shack (TRS-80),
and then MS (Gates bought a slightly extended
commercial version and re-branded it PC-DOS].

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