The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Monday, August 07, 2006

Lost pictures

Man, am I pissed.

I'm copying the pictures I took yesterday off the digital camera:

[spc]marvin:/Volumes/NO NAME/DCIM/100OLYMP>scp * \

And as I always do after transfering the images (I had assumed the pictures copied okay):

[spc]marvin:/Volumes/NO NAME/DCIM/100OLYMP>delete *

(in this case, delete is an alias for /bin/rm and rm is an alias for echo "This command doesn't exist"—don't ask).

Only the copy didn't work out as expected (okay, who's bright idea was to include semicolons in Mac OS-X mounted volumes? Especially for those of us who like working at the command line?). I ended up with one (1) picture, named /Volumes/WORKGROUP. The last picture on the camera, which was of the cheeseburger I had yesterday after the movie (should have used cp but mistyped).

Lost: pictures of the 50s decorated Denny's. Those of Gregory, Spring, The Kids, Wlofie, some random customers at said Denny's. And two reserved spots in a parking garage protected by two of those automated arms that go up and down.


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