Portable file names

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Mon Oct 14 12:24:01 EDT 2002


On Mac you can't use the colon (:).

On Windows you can't use any of these: \ /:*?"<> |

Macs (pre OS X) have maximum of 31 characters in the name of a file or
folder, Windows is 255 (I think Mac OS X is 255 as well).

Spaces shouldn't be a problem, IMHO.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/

" <dsc at swcp.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 10:30 AM
Subject: Portable file names

> What are the constraints on file names that would allow a stack to have
> 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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