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

From: John Goerzen
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Utterly painless arch?
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 17:29:10 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) XEmacs/21.4 (Rational FORTRAN, 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 + ?

I use joe for small jobs (such as editing logfiles) [ok, so my old
Sidekick habits die hard].  It uses +, and if you try to open it with
a filename that starts with a + (without a leading ./), it will just
open a blank document.

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