Heads up: commas in file paths

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Tue Apr 14 12:59:09 EDT 2009

THis is a bug? I always thought commas in any file name was a no-no, like
ampersands, etc. The OSs allows this?

Stephen Barncard
San Francisco

2009/4/14 J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>

> RR has just verified an issue, introduced in version 3.5, where commas in
> file paths interfere with scripts and/or the script editor. On Mac OS X,
> attempting to open a script editor in a stack that has commas in its file
> path will result in the spinning pizza of death and requires a force-quit
> (and therefore potential data loss.) On Windows, the script editor may open
> but will ignore any breakpoints set by either the dot method or by inserting
> the work "breakpoint" into the script.
> They are working on a fix, but if you are experiencing unexplained hangs,
> crashes, or an inability to use the script editor normally, check for and
> remove any commas in your stack paths.
> <http://quality.runrev.com/qacenter/show_bug.cgi?id=7954>
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> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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