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SubjectRe: reiser4 plugins
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Hans Reiser <reiser@namesys.com> wrote:
> Stefan Smietanowski wrote:
> > I think "..." and ".meta" both serve as a logical delimiter. However
> > some programs implement their own "..." which would make it clash with
> > them. Naturally if some program created a directory called .meta we're
> > equally screwed.

> I chose '....' (four dots) because it clashes with less, not three dots.

Is this some kind of "My dots are more than yours" contest?!

/None/ of them is safe. ".meta", "...", "....", ".this.has.five.dots." are
all perfectly legal file (or directory) names, POSIXly. If any one of them
won't do, none will.
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