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Re: feature request: zero-terminated lines for comm

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: feature request: zero-terminated lines for comm
Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 16:39:22 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Lasse Kliemann scripsit:

> Yes. Most Unix filesystems allow filenames that contain newlines. Hence I 
> have to expect them when I process files that have not been created directly 
> by me (but by a user, by unpacking a tar file from an external source, by 
> some (stupid) software, ...).

Well, I can't stop you from worrying about it, but delicately I suggest
that such concern is excessive.

Why are well-meaning Westerners so concerned that   John Cowan
the opening of a Colonel Sanders in Beijing means   address@hidden
the end of Chinese culture? [...]  We have had      http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
Chinese restaurants in America for over a century,
and it hasn't made us Chinese.  On the contrary,
we obliged the Chinese to invent chop suey.            --Marshall Sahlins

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