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Re: How to deal with space in command line?

From: Marc Herbert
Subject: Re: How to deal with space in command line?
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:30:52 +0100
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Le 20/09/2010 14:14, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> In the original design of the Unix shell, in many ways and places,
> it's quite apparent that the designers never really intended to handle
> filenames that contain whitespace.  

... while at the same time allowing almost any character to be part of
a filename. The irony.

"UNIX is user-friendly. It's just very selective about who its friends are."

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