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Re: (emacs+unix): How to have a file-name containing slashes, angle-brac

From: David Combs
Subject: Re: (emacs+unix): How to have a file-name containing slashes, angle-brackets, etc?
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2008 21:57:39 +0000 (UTC)

In article <address@hidden>,
The Badger  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Hello David,
>Just a thought: Trying to encode the path of the remote file into the 
>filename after downloading seems weird.  Why not just re-create the 
>folder structure?
>For example, if you download
>then you would have the following file on your disk:
>/home/david/my web downloads/
>Isn't that what pretty much what `wget', or any other web downloader 
>tool would do?

Thanks for the suggestion

For some (many?) purposes, yes,  Like for downloading an entire
tree, of course.

But say I'm grabbing files about a given subject.  I google
the subject-name, and find some stuff here, some there,
some of them buried way down in some dir-structure --
and for this kind of thing, I want all of them that
I've checked out to be good stuff to be stuffed into
the same directory, like maybe


What then?




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