I haven't been able to download using PID for ages....

dinkypumpkin dinkypumpkin at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 10:48:06 EDT 2012

On 01/10/2012 14:50, Mark Rogers wrote:
> So in other words Windows only interprets \" and \\ specially, and all
> the others (\r, \n, \t, etc) it treats literally? How limiting! :-)

A Linux shell interprets those literally as well when passing arguments 
to a script such as get_iplayer.  It's only when they're written to the 
console with echo, for example, that the magic happens.  Fear not the 

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