Re: Opening files that start with %

On Thu, 2002-07-18 at 20:02, Rob Brown-Bayliss wrote:
> On Fri, 2002-07-19 at 03:56, Shane OConnor - Sun Ireland wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > It's just been noticed that any file that starts with the '%' character will not 
> > open in nautilus, gedit or netscape. As all the gconf xml files start with the 
> > '%' character I was wondering if this was a deliberate thing? Currently the only 
> > way to view any file that begins with '%' is via vi.
> Ha, Once not long ago I accidentaly created a file called -somefile   
> Tried to rm -somefile and got an "error invalid option" ;o)

Thank the gods for the rm -- <file> syntax, eh? ~,^

The -somefile thing on rm is understandable.  I'm really confused as to
why the % would cause so much trouble, especially if it also affects
Netscape (which would rule out a GTK+ bug, no?).  What is causing this

> I know this dosent help but hey, share and share alike huh?
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