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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Utterly painless arch?

From: Bruce Stephens
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Utterly painless arch?
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 19:14:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Andrew Suffield <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 10:13:42PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
>> I find the use of filenames starting with = (which must be escaped in
>> bash) and + (which confuses many editors) far more difficult and
>> annoying.
> Are there really editors other than elvis and nvi which are confused
> by filenames starting with a + ?

Yes.  Emacs, for one.  It may even be a defined convention somewhere
that `$EDITOR +<n> <file>' ought to go to line <n> of <file> in one's
favourite editor.

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