Reply to post: Re: Standardisation is always welcome

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Re: Standardisation is always welcome

A forwards slash is a frequent component of both written English and mathematical notation. A backslash is used almost solely for paths and escape characters. Putting the latter on the almost never used backslash rather than on the frequently used forward slash made good, logical sense.

UNIX popularised the wrong thing.

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