editors can produce backup files - eg emacs adds a ~ to the backup file. the backup file keeps getting changed as you make changes to the original so you i'm wondering what the point of them is.
i turn off backups (so my directory doesn't fill up with ~ files), but then i also don't space things properly and occasionally use cryptic names when programming (from what my son tells me), so i figure i should change some of these bad habits. how do people make use of the backup feature when they program? -- In friendship, prad ... with you on your journey Towards Freedom http://www.towardsfreedom.com (website) Information, Inspiration, Imagination - truly a site for soaring I's _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"