Samba 1.9.18 DOS to UNIX and back with ASCII

David Collier-Brown davecb at Canada.Sun.COM
Mon Jan 11 15:39:45 GMT 1999

You wrote {concerning CRLF translation]
| This is supposedly one of the selling points of VISION/FS, which is
| by SCO for their UNIX.  It's supposed to handle this translation when
| are accessed from both UNIX and DOS/Win.

	Yes, but's it's probabalistic: it generally takes a human to
	know if a file is binary or not.  Programs can get it right 
	for all files some of the time, for some files all of the time,
	but program's can't get it right for all files all of the time.
	This means that some binaries **will** GPF...

	As Barnum also said, "there's a sucker born ever minute" (:-))

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