On Sun, 30 Nov 2003 15:13:45 +0100, "Antoine J. Mechelynck"
> There are several points to be addressed here:
> 1. All things MS-DOS are not necessarily nasty, any more than all things
> Unix are necessarily holy.
> 2. As a device name, MS-DOS uses NUL where Unix uses /dev/null and other
> systems (such as the Cobol-talking mainframes on which I broke my teeth
> thirty years ago) don't use anything because the concept is foreign to
> 3. As an ASCII character of value zero, all systems, whether MS-DOS, Unix
> or otherwise, use NUL and/or Ctrl-@.
point 3 is the most sugnificant, I had forgotten 'bout this.
for(int i=0;i<9999;i++) echo "don't forget ".(char)0."\n";
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