Portable file names

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Mon Oct 14 13:06:01 EDT 2002


I defer to Ken on these things...I probably 'steer away' from spaces because
of the problems getting files with them up to and off of servers.

-Chipp

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Ken Ray
> Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 12:15 PM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: Portable file names
>
>
> Dar,
>
> 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>
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> 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
> 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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