Tuesday, November 20, 2001, 11:55:51 AM, you wrote:

JF> On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Ned Konz wrote:

>> To avoid doing this, start vim with the -b (binary) flag.

JF> I tried this, and still get 2 bytes.
JF> vim -b t
JF> "t" [New] 1L, 2C written
JF> ls -l t
JF> -rw-r--r--  1 jfreeze  sm  2 Nov 20 14:55 t

To avoid this, start vim as so:
emacs t

;-)
-joe