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Date:      Mon, 16 Apr 2001 12:12:27 -0400
From:      Christopher Masto <chris@netmonger.net>
To:        michael@tenzo.com, freebsd-stable@FreeBSD.ORG, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Printer madness...
Message-ID:  <20010416121227.A10002@netmonger.net>
In-Reply-To: <01041516133803.00452@h24-69-46-74.gv.shawcable.net>; from Michael O'Henly on Sun, Apr 15, 2001 at 04:13:38PM -0700
References:  <000001c0c573$9bc40680$1401a8c0@tedm.placo.com> <01041516133803.00452@h24-69-46-74.gv.shawcable.net>

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On Sun, Apr 15, 2001 at 04:13:38PM -0700, Michael O'Henly wrote:
> So after, say, eight hours of accumulated effort I started writing another 
> plea for assistance to the list and began by inserting /etc/printcap into 
> kmail. Lo and behold, at the end of the last line there were a bunch of 
> garbage characters that were not visible in xemacs! I opened the file in vi 
> (where the garbage chars were also not visible), deleted and reentered the 
> last line -- and now it works perfectly. 
> 
> I'd hate to say that the moral of this story is not to trust xemacs. If you 
> can't trust xemacs, what hope is there for humanity...?

I would love to have a copy of that file.  I use XEmacs all the time and
have never seen that behavior - I'd like to know what to watch out for.
-- 
Christopher Masto         Senior Network Monkey      NetMonger Communications
chris@netmonger.net        info@netmonger.net        http://www.netmonger.net

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