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Re: Valid file-name characters
- From: egor duda <deo at logos-m dot ru>
- To: "David A. Cobb" <superbiskit at cox dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 11:03:44 +0400
- Subject: Re: Valid file-name characters
- Organization: deo
- References: <3D3999D5.email@example.com>
- Reply-to: egor duda <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Saturday, 20 July, 2002 David A. Cobb firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
DAC> Back in May (where I'm still trying to catch up) there was a discussion
DAC> starting at http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2002-05/msg01041.html
DAC> concerning a colon in a filename -- valid in *nix, not in Windows.
DAC> Also, we get repeated griping about the encoding of URI's in the local
DAC> package cache.
DAC> Would you consider a patch that translated filenames containing special
DAC> characters: the Cygwin user would see "aux:" but Windows would see
DAC> "aux%??" (I don't recall the encoding of colon)?
The only problem here is what to do if cygwin user wants to create
both aux: and aux%
Egor. mailto:email@example.com ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19
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