Heads up: commas in file paths

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Tue Apr 14 13:35:52 EDT 2009

Anyone who works with data for any length of time will quickly come to  
this one very practical principle: NO SPECIAL CHARACTERS IN FILE  
NAMES! Period! (pun intended)

Bob Sneidar
IT Manager
Logos Management
Calvary Chapel CM

On Apr 14, 2009, at 10:08 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> stephen barncard wrote:
>> THis is a bug? I always thought commas in any file name was a no- 
>> no, like
>> ampersands, etc. The OSs allows this?
> Yes, OS X allows it and apparently Windows does too because the  
> original
> support ticket was from an XP user. I suspect most people don't use
> commas very much and that's why this didn't come to anyone's attention
> till late in the game. But I remember someone on this list reporting
> unexplained crashes that no one else could reproduce, so thought I'd
> post this just in case.
> -- 
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