specialFolderPath

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Wed Apr 14 12:18:36 CDT 2010


On Apr 14, 2010, at 11:12 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> Klaus on-rev wrote:
> 
>> Rev uses always the SLASH / as a path delimiter internaylly on ALL platforms!
>> You only need to use the backslash if you use a pathname inside of a SHELL command on windows.
> 
> Which brings up an interface question. My app lets users choose a folder 
> and then displays the folder path in a field. I've never bothered to 
> change it in the past, but now I'm wondering if I should translate all 
> the slashes to backslashes just for display on Windows, and then change 
> them back to regular slashes in the script when I need to work with the 
> path.
> 
> What do others do?

Don't ask me, my guideline on most things is WWJD? (What Would Jacque Do?).

Devin


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University




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