File anming conventions?

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sun Oct 22 18:01:13 EDT 2006


David,

I don't understand what you are doing. If your application decides  
which filenames to use by itself, you can just use normal characters,  
numbers and a few special symbols which are known to be safe. The  
dot, the dash and the underscore, to name a few, should be  
sufficient. If the user decided on file names, you should use the  
built-in file dialog of the operating system, which just won't allow  
for saving files with invalid characters. So, why exactly do you  
think there is a problem?

Best,

Mark

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Op 22-okt-2006, om 23:42 heeft David Bovill het volgende geschreven:

> Yes Jim - all of the above - ie the highest bar there is - all  
> though as it
> is for development environment I think I can forget the DOS  
> limitations. My
> guess is the answer is no funny chars except "_" and any length you  
> want. I
> was hoping "|" would be OK - but it breaks rev scripts anyway.



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