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Control characters in file names

Control characters in file names

Posted Dec 2, 2010 17:27 UTC (Thu) by Ross (guest, #4065)
In reply to: Control characters in file names by nix
Parent article: Ghosts of Unix past, part 4: High-maintenance designs

Thank you for the sanity :)

Yes, having to concoct paths with some helper function in some nasty encoding would not be an improvement. If people think it's too hard for scripts to handle spaces -- wait until filenames can have slashes in them too!

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