Portable file names

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Tue Oct 15 18:41:01 CDT 2002


On Wednesday, December 31, 1969, at 06:01 PM, David Vaughan wrote:

>> %20 should do the trick...but it depends on who's doing the 
>> encoding...your
>> app or someone else's (like an installer or uploader).
>>
>> [is else's even a word...my spelling checker didn't think so;-)]
>>
> I don't blame your spelling checker but it is a quite legitimate elision 
> of the "i" in "else is" and not a weird possessive.

When I studied linguistics in college I tried to convince my profs that 
possessive ('s) is a word in English, but they (as most sane people) were 
not convinced.  Yet, examples of mobility like this one keep coming up.  -- 
Dar




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