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    And lo, Charles Cazabon saith unto me:
    >
    > Steffen Grunewald <steffen@gfz-potsdam.de> wrote:
    > > Charles Cazabon wrote:
    > > |>
    > > |> >> Hmmm I guess we need a /dev/one? (Actually not a bad thing to have)
    > > |> >
    > > How about /dev/minusone :-) ?
    > > Or /dev/allones ...
    >
    > CaT <cat@zip.com.au> suggested /dev/ones, which sounds as good a suggestion
    > as any to me.

    "ones" is plural, "zero" is singular. /dev/one would follow the precedent
    of /dev/null and /dev/zero, while /dev/ones would follow /dev/nulls and
    /dev/zeros. ls /dev if you don't remember which actually exist.

    Keith (why is RH5.0's /dev/full mode 644?)


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