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Re: Maybe offtopic: Dealing with filenames with blanks in a script

 --- Tim Connors <tconnors+linuxdebianuser1083133894@astro.swin.edu.au>

> Could someone enlighten me as to why people keep on putting
> superfluous `ls *` in their scripts? Pretty please?

Probably because TMTOWTDI? I cannot answer that, save only for the OP. But
then this thread has been going on for ages, and the OP has gotten his
answer is many forms.
> That and the "useless uses of cat" awards.

You mean "useless use of e-mail" awards.

-- Thomas Adam

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you for all of them at once when you get better. The 
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