Placeholders

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Purpose

This is a page full of placeholders one may want to use when coming up with example file names. It's more fun than using example.com or example.h when describing an idea to a colleague.

Example

When attempting to check in a set of files I have the .c files to check in as well as ~ files in the same directory. However, I would like to use wildcards instead of specifying each file one by one. I could use checkin ./*, but that would match bob.c (the file I want to check in) and bob.c~ (the file I don't want to check in). A solution to this would be to use find to filter out the ~ files. Then you can simply pass this to the checkin program. For example, checkin `find -name "*c"`.

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