|> Branson> chmod 644 -R .??*
|> Branson> the '?'s will require two characters in the file
|> Branson> name.. not just one which very effectively skips '.' and
|> Branson> '..'.
|> But it unfortunately misses all entries with a name of . followed by a
|> single character: .a, .b, .c, etc. But, hey, close enough! Do those
|> by hand, I say!