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Re: emacs changed file's own user and file permission

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: emacs changed file's own user and file permission
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 00:43:13 -0500
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> wrote:

> Xah Lee wrote:
> > Unix-like systems (unixes and linuxes) file systems do not record file
> > creation date. (this is one of the major fuckup in unixes, and is a
> > fact few unix people knew, even senior unix sys admins. (I'm not sure
> > what file system linuxes uses now, but is so up to 2004))
> Apparently this is a fact that you don't know, either:

What point are you trying to make with these references?  They both 
describe ctime, which is NOT the file creation date.  They agree with 
Xah's statement of fact, although they don't state an opinion about the 
design decision like he does.

Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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