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Re: When specifying path to file - confused about ./ and ~/

On 03/27/2017 07:38 AM, The Wanderer wrote:
On 2017-03-27 at 07:14, Richard Owlett wrote:

Please avoid trying to briefly explain.
Please refer me to a good web page.
I *KNOW* I'm missing something fundamental.
A web page will either have links to whatever my underlying problem is.
Or it will inherently use keywords for which I can search.
Thank you.

Can you explain what your question is?

No, not even after having having had an explanation that alleviated the problem.

. and ~ are sufficiently distinct that I'm not sure what the nature of
your confusion could be, so I'm not sure what to potentially link you

I knew my problem was fundamental enough that I needed an explanation by someone who was writing for an unknowable audience.