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Date:      Fri, 16 Oct 2020 15:09:39 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Ralf Mardorf <ralf-mardorf@riseup.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: sh scripting question
Message-ID:  <20201016150939.d2218e13.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <20201016054735.33ad768e@archlinux>
References:  <24456.60388.135834.43951@jerusalem.litteratus.org> <20201015204226099763897@bob.proulx.com> <20201016054735.33ad768e@archlinux>

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On Fri, 16 Oct 2020 05:47:57 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> To me already "FreeBSD is great.txt" isn't a good file name, I would
> name it       "freebsd_is_great.txt", but that's just me. However,
> naming it    " FreeBSD is great.txt ", would be just stupid.

But valid. :-)

You can easily have filenames with "false positives" (read:
homographs) using UTF-8, where a dot isn't a dot, a space
isn't a space, a hyphen isn't a hyphen, where invisible
characters are included at arbitrary places, and then make
the whole thing look innocent, like "Alice & Bob @ the beach
in summer [2020], good weather (1).xls.jpg.exe". ;-)

And as you know, stupid people tend to actually _do_ stupid
things, especially when they have access to a computer. :-)


-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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