This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Unix allows just about anything in file / folder names, including spaces and even other characters usually used by the shell. I even managed to create files that start with a -; it's a real trick trying to delete those I tell you, since rm thinks it's a flag for it.
The trick is, on the shell you need to either encapsulate the file name in double quotes "", or use \ as an escape character. So listing all files in folder "My Folder" could be done as follows: