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Re: Copying only files that are not into the destination

On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 03:20:20PM EST, Merciadri Luca wrote:
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> John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org> writes:
> > BTW they are directories, not "folders".

> Sorry, English is not my mother tongue. Does it appear so artificial?

> Sorry.

Maybe the distinction is not a matter of whatever mother tongue forced
upong us, but rather a difference in terminology between *nixspeak and

In any case, in the context of your query, which is an operation that
involves components of a file system, the technical term directory
appears to be more appropriate than the vague icon-inspired term folder.


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