Strange Mac files - what are they?

If you have any file, for example "blah.txt", that you put onto a Mac, when you bring it back to Windows, it has a secondary file called "._blah.txt". What exactly are those things and what to they do?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Of you "bring it back" correctly, it doesn't. Since Mac and PC use different text delimiters, you have to transfer files between them with FTP. Just copying a text file, machine to machine, may work or it may give you garbage.

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