[TUHS] the origin of dotfiles

Tim Newsham tim.newsham at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 09:08:57 AEST 2012

good bugs dont die.. they turn into features.

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Dario Niedermann <dnied at tiscali.it> wrote:
> Jason Hellenthal <jhellenthal at dataix.net> wrote:
>> With all due respect to Rob Pike, I really do not find it all that
>> interesting. .files being no different than any other file other than
>> not being displayed in a listing ? it seriously makes utterly no
>> difference other than the human PoV. Just because "We did it in Plan
>> 9" does mean squat other than "We did it differently".
> IMO the interesting - and funny - part is that dotfiles were born as an
> unintended side effect of a flagrant kludge.
> DN
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