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RE: how to detect if Windows or Linux is running?

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) wrote:
>> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) wrote:
>>>> H. S. wrote:
>>>> [snip]
>>>>> er .. how can I do that using SSH and non-interactively?
>>>>> thanks,
>>>>> ->HS
>>>> From other postings, I see that you've found the answer to your
>>>> ^^^^^^ question.  But for completeness in the archives ....
>>>> I don't use SSH so don't know what you are dealing with.  But in
>>>> 	shell scripts, if test -z "${NVAR}"
>>>> or
>>>> 	if test ! -z "${VAR}"
>>>> can test whether VAR has a value.
>>> I was a bit taken aback by seeing an unquoted initial "From" in a
>>> 	message, until I saw the raw message source.  Looks like Barry's
>>> mailer uses quoted-printable encoding to quote the initial "F" (as
>>> "=46").  Very clever -- I wonder what mailer that is... Igor
>> Outlook 2003 SP1/Exchange Server with Outlook-QuoteFix ver. 0.90.
>> I've no control over it, except to use Outlook-QF.
>> If "Very clever ..." was meant to be sarcastic or tongue-in-cheek,
>> sorry to have answered seriously.
> It wasn't, actually.  Thanks for a real answer.  It's always annoyed
> 	me to see the leading "From" appear as ">From"...  Heh,
> has done something right for a change... :-) Igor 

From other postings, <= cut and paste from above.

Sure it's not Outlook-QuoteFix?  Immediately above, through the wonders
of cut-and-paste, is an experiment.  This email (though not its text)
has never seen Outlook-QuoteFix.  Did it still get =46 right?  (I'm
loath to give MS undeserved credit.)

- Barry

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