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Symbolic names vs numbers
Authored by: mithras on Oct 24, '02 12:49:38PM
Well, I wrote the hint (despite the random other name at the top?) and I also prefer the letter style.

But Rob changed a chmod a+x to a chmod 755 in the last hint I wrote, so I figure I'd go with the flow.

Maybe Rob can chime in with why prefers the numbers?

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Symbolic names vs numbers
Authored by: mervTormel on Oct 24, '02 01:16:40PM

this is the second instance i've seen of a hint attributed to the wrong submitter.

rob, is there a bug in yer tools?

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Names vs. numbers
Authored by: robg on Oct 24, '02 01:30:05PM

1) Hmm, I don't recall changing an "a+x" to a "755", but it's entirely possible. I'm not sure why I would have done this, however, so if I did, sorry! I don't personally prefer one method over the other. Mia culpa.

2) Argh ... very very sorry on the attribution. That's no bug in the software, it's a bug in the operator (me). I basically have to recreate every story, and I typoe'd the user ID. It's fixed now. The new Geeklog will solve this problem, as it doesn't insist on posting stories with the date of submission, which is how the current version works.



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Names vs. numbers
Authored by: mithras on Oct 24, '02 04:39:38PM

hey, no problem. thanks for the explanations. Certainly no offense was taken in either case - irrelevent glitches. Thanks so much for all your work.

be well,

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