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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [HEY TOM!] unhelpful error for unreadable direc

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [HEY TOM!] unhelpful error for unreadable directories
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 19:18:27 +0100
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On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 05:17:20PM +0200, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> * Tom Lord <address@hidden> [Apr 26, 2004 17:00]:
> > In fact, it's just the opposite.   We've reached agreement.
> I don't want to ruin this now, but how about putting file and directory
> names within quotes, like `%s' as many other GNU utilities do?  It makes
> it easier, at least I find it to be true, to visually separate out the
> important information and also makes for prettier output overall.

` is a backtick, not a quote. Stop abusing it as a quote. That only
works in tex, not C.

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