I have put off writing about this for quite some time. Well, here goes nothing.
So, previously, ZDNet contributor Ken Hess has argued that the backward slash (”\”), or “whack”, is required when dealing with command-line arguments and directory paths “in script parlance”. This, as proven, turns out to be pure fabrication based on the false premise that the backward slash is an escape character in DOS-like shells (it isn’t).
In that same blog entry, Hess has also proclaimed that one cannot resize volumes or use directories as mount points in Windows. Strange assertion, that.
Now onto the matter of ...