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bug#22696: ls output changes considered unacceptable

From: Ruediger Meier
Subject: bug#22696: ls output changes considered unacceptable
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:09:44 +0100
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On Tuesday 16 February 2016, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 02/16/2016 03:13 PM, Ruediger Meier wrote:
> > Do you really think that this ls output is clear to a newbie?
> > $ ls
> > 'a?b'  'a'$'\n''b'  axb  c  'd  e'
> A newbie isn't going to create a file with a newline in it; and the
> others seem reasonable to me.

My mother does this all the time. It's easy with certain gui file-save 
dialogues or file-browser rename functionalities.

But I am the only one who looks at my mothers files using ls ...


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