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Re: Accented chars in filenames issue

On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 03:20:13PM +1000, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> On 25/06/11 10:16, lee wrote:

> > To give a silly example, a file named "-rf *" or "rm -rf *" 
> I defy you to create a file with those name ;-p
> NOTE: I've tried. No point in it just being an untested opinion.

You can't have tried very hard then: 'touch -- "-rf *"'.

> > It's only common sense not to create file names that are likely to yield
> > unexpected results.
> Agreed - but *as it's not possible* my agreement is worthless. It also
> belies the point of UTF.

See above.


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