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Subject: Re: [virtio] Publishing issue - Question on .exrc file in /tex directory

Paul Knight <paul.knight@oasis-open.org> writes:
> Hi Rusty,
> We just noticed that there is a file ".exrc" in the /tex subdirectories.
> This is not allowed in the OASIS Library, since "dot" files are special
> files in file system.
> They are specifically disallowed by the Naming Directives [1] :
> "Filenames and directory names must neither begin nor end with a
> punctuation character (period or hyphen). [...]"
> Is this file required to be in the /tex directory?  Or is it intended to be
> in an editor's home directory?
> Can it be renamed or removed without making the material in the directory
> unusable?

Hi Paul,

It's actually just a setting for the vim editor.  It can be completely
removed with no effect.


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