Piet van Oostrum
piet at cs.uu.nl
Thu Jun 18 15:43:24 EDT 2009
>>>>> "Peter Bell" <peter.bell at com.au> (PB) wrote:
>>> "Steven D'Aprano" <steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au>
>PB> That says that Windows NT 3.5 and NT 4 couldn't make
>PB> a distinction between text and binary files. I don't think
>PB> that advances your case.
And that was a bug apparently (euphemistically called a `problem').
>PB> If they had changed the Windows behaviour, yes, but
>PB> Windows 7 seems to be compatible with NT 3.5 rather
>PB> than with DOS.
If that is true then they may still be `researching this problem'. :=(
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