python 2.7.12 on Linux behaving differently than on Windows

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at
Tue Dec 6 07:40:04 EST 2016

BartC wrote:
> I've given a dozen examples where the shell's 
> auto-expansion can screw things up.

Only because you're taking Windows conventions and trying
to apply them to Unix.

That's like somebody from the USA visiting Britain and
thinking "OMG! These people are all going to get themselves
killed, they're driving on the wrong side of the road!"


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