OFF-TOPIC but ... you will laugh !!
jstewart at rtl.org
Thu Nov 3 04:11:35 PST 2005
On 03/11/05 05:31 +0200, Aggelos wrote:
> An Indian discovered that nobody can create a FOLDER anywhere named as
> This is something pretty cool...and unbelievable...
> At Microsoft the whole Team, including Bill Gates, couldn't answer why
> this happened!
> Try it out yourself...
Not funny. Just as it is not funny that you cannot name a variable int
int in a C program. Con is a reserved name for the console device in
dos. There is no "folder namespace" for device files in dos like there
is in *nix with the dev directory.
Design oversight? Probably. Funny? No, and I knew about this 10 years
ago so it's not true that someone just discovered it.
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