Portable file names

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Oct 15 21:14:21 EDT 2002


Ah. My mistake... sorry! :-)

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

----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Rossi" <scott at tactilemedia.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 8:16 PM
Subject: Re: Portable file names


> Recently, Ken Ray wrote:
>
> >> 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...)
>
> Ken, maybe I misunderstood but I believe Dar was asking about Rev's
> understanding of filenames, not the system's.  No doubt UNIX is strict
about
> filenames, but I'm pretty sure Rev doesn't care about case when
> locating/reading filenames.
>
> Regards,
>
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
>
> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
> Email: scott at tactilemedia.com
> Web: www.tactilemedia.com
>
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