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Re: Description and Title not being parsed

From: David L Norris <dave(at)>
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 04:03:45 GMT
On Wed, 2002-01-16 at 22:53, Bill Moseley wrote:
> At 07:27 PM 01/16/02 -0800, Jason Birch wrote:
> >> Hey David: What's the deal with this?  Is the percent sign a shell meta
> in Windows?
> >but... (NT)  %ENVVAR% ==  (Unix)  $ENVVAR

I'd have to concur...  I'm guessing you might be able to escape it. 
But, I'm not sure.

> So is getting confused and thinks: is always confused.  But, some days it accidentally gets
things right.

> Who writes this stuff? ;)

Flying monkeys.  Rooms and rooms full of them.

> Does this happen on Win NT or Win2k?

I can check it out shortly.  I have Windows 98 and 2000 in VMs.

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Received on Thu Jan 17 04:04:31 2002