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Re: emacs changed file's own user and file permission


From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: emacs changed file's own user and file permission
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 11:59:39 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Xah Lee <address@hidden> writes:

> Apple didn't seek out a unix or unix-like OS when it went looking to
> buy a modern OS to replace their out-of-date Mac OS (Classic). Apple,
> as a business decision, happened to have bought a OS that happens to
> be unix-like. 

Happens to be?  How often do carefully designed things (NEXTSTEP) just
happen to incorporate pieces of other designed things (BSD and Mach)?

[...]

> Apple computer, thru out its history of innovation and elegance,
> wouldn't have touched unix with a 9 meters pole.

Then why did they choose it?

Joel

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