OT: Why does XP choke on the filename - "com1.gif"

xbury.cs at clearstream.com xbury.cs at clearstream.com
Thu Feb 10 01:58:52 EST 2005


>Note: In XP home, creating the empty folder on the desktop and naming
>it "com1" results in Windows quietly switching the name back to "New
>Folder" with no error or anything.  W2K at least complained that the
>file already existed.

The error message I get in W2K, W2k3 is invalid file name... 

That should explain it...

cheers
Xavier



-----------------------------------------
Visit us at http://www.clearstream.com
IMPORTANT MESSAGE    Internet communications are not secure and therefore
Clearstream International does not accept legal responsibility for the
contents of this message.    The information contained in this e-mail is
confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the
addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying,
distribution or any action taken or omitted to be taken in reliance on it,
is prohibited and may be unlawful. Any views expressed in this e-mail are
those of the individual sender, except where the sender specifically states
them to be the views of Clearstream International or of any of its
affiliates or subsidiaries.    END OF DISCLAIMER


More information about the Use-livecode mailing list