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Piet van Oostrum piet at
Thu Jun 18 15:43:24 EDT 2009

>>>>> "Peter Bell" <peter.bell at> (PB) wrote:

>>> "Steven D'Aprano" <steven at>
>PB> writes


>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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