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From: Peter Humphrey <prh@...>
Subject: Re: Re: OFF-TOPIC but ... you will lough !!!
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 14:47:51 +0000
[OT]

Paul de Vrieze wrote:

> The worst part of it is that I believe that there are methods that will 
> allow you to make a file with such an illegal name (the API is not 
> consistent). Of course the file then becomes hard to use or delete ;-).

30 years ago I worked with a stream editor and paper tape. The editor 
wouldn't read a line longer than 80 chars*, but it would happily output one. 
I spent many happy hours with a unipunch blotting out characters until the 
offending line was short enough. Paperless office? Yeah.

* I may have the wrong number here.

[/OT]

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Rgds
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