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Re: [Bug-ed] Trailing spaces in filenames

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-ed] Trailing spaces in filenames
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2014 19:34:50 -0500
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Paul Jackson scripsit:

> I would suggest, as a user of ed since Ken Thompson sent Version 6
> out on 9 track tape, that when either one of two ways of doing some
> small detail can be argued to be "correct", and either way can be
> worked with to get the same result, that the "right" thing to do is
> "don't change it."


And by "don't change it", I mean "don't change what historic ed has done",
as opposed to "don't change what GNU ed has done".

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        address@hidden
A male Jang appeared at my side.  "Get a grip on yourself," he said.
"Get a grip on your graks," I suggested.  --Tanith Lee, Drinking Sapphire Wine

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