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From: Richard Freeman <rich@...>
Subject: Re: Re: OFF-TOPIC but ... you will lough !!!
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 07:04:31 -0500
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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 ;-).
> 

Granted, you can create files called "-rf" in unix and have real fun
when deleting things.  :)

The interface is consistent, but perhaps not always completely obvious.
 I've run into filenames that look like cmd-line-options from time to
time - they tend to get created from typos.
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