Portable file names

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Mon Oct 14 11:06:00 CDT 2002


Dar,

I think I would leave spaces out. I just do a replace space with "_" in
tfilename then the reverse. I'm not sure about the ISO standard on CD's, but
I do remember it being sparse. You should always be save with a 8.3 format.
Also, you might want to check the MacToISO function as well (if you want to
use any special characters)

-Chipp

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> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Dar Scott
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> Subject: Portable file names
>
>
> What are the constraints on file names that would allow a stack
> to have the
> same correct name on all (or most) Rev platforms?
>
> And also can be on CD (read any Rev platform) and downloadable?
>
> Any problems with spaces?
>
> Dar Scott
>
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