My mind, consider it blown

Good lord, people put up with this crap?

If you’re lazy and hate reading, you can go jump have this takeaway snippet:

And that is why, in 2009, when developing in Microsoft .NET 3.5 for ASP.NET MVC 1.0 on a Windows 7 system, you cannot include:

  • /comd(..*)?
  • /lptd(..*)?
  • /con(..*)?
  • /aux(..*)?
  • /prn(..*)?
  • /nul(..*)?

in any of your routes.

On the upside, I guess this means you can get the Windows equivalent of running a bare cat on linux with TYPE CON