if i unzip a file and it contains __MACOSX i immediately delete the zip, the unzipped folder, and i blacklist the website it came from in /etc/hosts

if i lend a USB stick to a friend and they give it back with .DS_Store and ._file.txt files all over it i never talk to them again

@lynnesbian Well, aren't you special? I do know enough to configure Macs to not store dotfiles on USB media, or at least would clean up a USB drive before unmounting it, as only Finder tends to create .DS_Store files.

._ files, or resource forks on non-fork-supporting filesystems, can also be deleted from the Terminal before unmounting/ejecting.

As for the ZIP creation, that's just lazy using Finder or the ditto command to create ZIPs, and it really only matters if you're packing up Mac files.

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@lynnesbian I try to use Terminal zip tools like 7zip to pack up cross platform crap if I need to package from a Mac anyway, and that doesn't package up resource forks.

Oh, and I see you're joking, and I'm taking this entirely too seriously. :P

Seriously, though, I don't really use my last remaining personally owned Mac that much any more, unless I need to build some Mac app for someone, or need to package an iOS thing for myself or someone else. I'm mostly on Linux these days.

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