On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 22:47:33 +0000, ab wrote:

> On 02/21/2013 12:49 PM, Jim Henderson wrote:
>> On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:12:41 +0000, GofBorg wrote:
>>
>>
>>>> vi "1234-12-1234"
>>>
>>> That works as well. Thanks.

>>
>> Opened fine here on a Linux box without quotes or escaping any
>> characters.

>
> Yeah, there is nothing special about a hypen/dash in the filesystem.


Well, there's one time it's a problem - as the first character in the
filename, or (OK, two) after a space in the filename if the space isn't
properly escaped.

Jim



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