Portable file names

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Oct 15 19:58:01 EDT 2002


> For all intents and purposes, Rev ignores case.  On the desktop, reading
> file paths, file names, registry entries are all unaffected by case.  Most
> Web URLs are not case sensitive (a few are, especially where user
> names/passwords are included in the address string).  I can't think of any
> situation off the top of my head where case matters, aside from stack
> passwords, which I believe are case sensitive (perhaps someone else will
> chime in here).

Not quite, Scott. Unix servers that act as hosts are very case sensitive.
Windows and Mac hosts aren't, though, so you should make sure you have the
right case if the file(s) will be stored on a Unix server. (I ought to know;
my web site is on a Unix server...)

Just my $0.02,

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




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