Re: [9fans] $smtp dns failure - Plan9

This is a discussion on Re: [9fans] $smtp dns failure - Plan9 ; '$' seems like an unfortunately choice for dial strings because it is easy to confuse with a shell/environment variable. perhaps a different character could be chosen? net!Ā¢smtp!smtp the cost of change, unfortunately, would be high. - erik...

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    '$' seems like an unfortunately choice for dial strings because
    it is easy to confuse with a shell/environment variable.

    perhaps a different character could be chosen?

    net!Ā¢smtp!smtp

    the cost of change, unfortunately, would be high.

    - erik

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    Really that should be "net!¢¢smtp!smtp"
    But that's just my two cents.

    On 15-Jan-07, at 11:28 AM, erik quanstrom wrote:

    > '$' seems like an unfortunately choice for dial strings because
    > it is easy to confuse with a shell/environment variable.
    >
    > perhaps a different character could be chosen?
    >
    > net!¢smtp!smtp
    >
    > the cost of change, unfortunately, would be high.
    >
    > - erik


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