> * dvi-files
> dvips has "feature" of embedded shell commands, special("`|...")
> I believe it was.
TeX also supports macros to manipulate files (e.g., \openout)
> * xv
> if filename starts with '!', execute the rest. '>' is also special.
> When will Mosaic and other viewers start to obey the MIME filename
note also that at least one version of xv will execute the postscript
commands for manipulating files.
Perhaps it would be shorter to give a list of "safe" things. Can anybody
think of one???
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