two TOTALLY diff questions.

Gary Kline kline at
Thu Dec 22 04:58:36 UTC 2011

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 08:19:05PM -0500, David J. Weller-Fahy wrote:
> Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 20:19:05 -0500
> From: "David J. Weller-Fahy" <dave-lists-freebsd-questions at>
> Subject: Re: two TOTALLY diff questions.
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> * Gary Kline <kline at> [2011-12-21 19:54 -0500]:
> > the first one is a bit off topic because our vim  and the vim on linux
> > may differ.  but does anybody know how to get rid of the file and
> > file~ OR, pref, turn the file~ into "file.bak"?  i thought there was a
> > areadme in .vimrc, but i don't see it.
> Check out ":help backupext" while in vim.  I learned something new by
> finding this out, so thanks!

	well, i'm a bit too dim to have =ever= thought of that
	help<NAME>;so thanks.  i don't keep my file.bak files very
	long but it's nice to have them... just in case to fmess up.
	hmm, maybe .Bak or whatever?  'bex', right?  so : bex BAK
	[?]  I'LL Try it ....
> > #2 q is out in the ozone.
> No idea on this one. ;)

	rats.  i dont like games, but this was next to murder even
	at the "Very, very beginner" level.

	anybody e lse?  i dont know how to google this one up!


	ps: thanks el mucho.
> Regards,
> -- 
> dave [ please don't CC me ]

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