When is an empty file really empty?



Jon
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
Check out these files (requires SP2)

C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\empty.txt

C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\blank.txt


Jon

petecee
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
Should we not have a full.txt saying FULL FULL FULL ???

petecee

"Jon" wrote:

> Check out these files (requires SP2)
>
> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\empty.txt
>
> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\blank.txt
>
>
> Jon
>
>
>

Jon
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
Good idea, but might cause "out of memory" error messages

Jon

"petecee" <petecee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:EDF59DC5-24AC-488C-BD82-43F98ABB30EB@microsoft.com...
> Should we not have a full.txt saying FULL FULL FULL ???
>
> petecee
>
> "Jon" wrote:
>
>> Check out these files (requires SP2)
>>
>> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\empty.txt
>>
>> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\blank.txt
>>
>>
>> Jon
>>
>>
>>

petecee
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
Surely that would produce a forget.txt file !!

petecee

"Jon" wrote:

> Good idea, but might cause "out of memory" error messages
>
> Jon
>
> "petecee" <petecee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:EDF59DC5-24AC-488C-BD82-43F98ABB30EB@microsoft.com...
> > Should we not have a full.txt saying FULL FULL FULL ???
> >
> > petecee
> >
> > "Jon" wrote:
> >
> >> Check out these files (requires SP2)
> >>
> >> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\empty.txt
> >>
> >> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\blank.txt
> >>
> >>
> >> Jon
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
>

Jon
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
The developers perhaps forgot to include it

Jon

"petecee" <petecee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:B5CD61E4-CBB1-44FA-A7B6-BCEBF9AC5738@microsoft.com...
> Surely that would produce a forget.txt file !!
>
> petecee
>
> "Jon" wrote:
>
>> Good idea, but might cause "out of memory" error messages
>>
>> Jon
>>
>> "petecee" <petecee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:EDF59DC5-24AC-488C-BD82-43F98ABB30EB@microsoft.com...
>> > Should we not have a full.txt saying FULL FULL FULL ???
>> >
>> > petecee
>> >
>> > "Jon" wrote:
>> >
>> >> Check out these files (requires SP2)
>> >>
>> >> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\empty.txt
>> >>
>> >> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\blank.txt
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Jon
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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>>

petecee
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
enough.txt

I can't keep this going. I'll keep an eye out for other input though.

bye,
petecee

"Jon" wrote:

> The developers perhaps forgot to include it
>
> Jon
>
> "petecee" <petecee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:B5CD61E4-CBB1-44FA-A7B6-BCEBF9AC5738@microsoft.com...
> > Surely that would produce a forget.txt file !!
> >
> > petecee
> >
> > "Jon" wrote:
> >
> >> Good idea, but might cause "out of memory" error messages
> >>
> >> Jon
> >>
> >> "petecee" <petecee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:EDF59DC5-24AC-488C-BD82-43F98ABB30EB@microsoft.com...
> >> > Should we not have a full.txt saying FULL FULL FULL ???
> >> >
> >> > petecee
> >> >
> >> > "Jon" wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Check out these files (requires SP2)
> >> >>
> >> >> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\empty.txt
> >> >>
> >> >> C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\blank.txt
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Jon
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> >> >>
> >> >>
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Steve N.
07-09-2005, 11:38 PM
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Steve


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