[lug] Star Office 5.2...

hirsch at zapmedia.com hirsch at zapmedia.com
Mon Apr 22 15:16:45 MDT 2002

LittleViggy at alum.manhattan.edu writes:
 > > 
 > > Exe's?  If you mean "executable" they are generally called "binaries" or
 > > "bins" by cool UNIX guys.
 > > 
 > > If you really mean [someprogram].exe one of us is confused.
 > Sorry!  After working in Windows for sooooo loooonnnnggg, I just tend to think 
 > of any "program" as an "exe" or "executable."  I should have said "binary".

I thought a binary was a file that wasn't just ASCII characters...

I think "executable" is the right word.  "exe" is a Windows thing.


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