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    what is the difference


    What is the difference between a . , .. and ...
    i.e. a dot,two dots and three dots

    i know a dot represents the current directory
    two dots represent the parent directory
    but what do three dots represent

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    I haven't ever used three dots for anything. Can you give an example of where you saw it being used?

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