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Date:      Wed, 2 Nov 2005 21:46:59 -0800
From:      Doug Hardie <bc979@lafn.org>
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: OFF-TOPIC but ... you will laugh !!
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Not surprising.  Gates and Microsoft didn't develop DOS.  They bought  
it.


On Nov 2, 2005, at 20:27, Moffatt, Chris wrote:

> It is a reserved word from the DOS days (like "prn")  I think it  
> stands for
> "console"
>
> Actually, you can't create a folder named:
>
> CON, PRN, AUX, CLOCK$, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6,  
> COM7, COM8,
> COM9, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, and LPT9
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Aggelos
> Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2005 8:31 PM
> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: OFF-TOPIC but ... you will laugh !!
>
> An Indian discovered that nobody can create a FOLDER anywhere named as
> "con".
> 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...
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