Platform-specific file path delimiters

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Wed Sep 23 17:52:18 EDT 2015


On Sep 23, 2015 3:02 PM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
wrote:
>
> Roger Eller wrote:
>
>
>> On Sep 23, 2015 1:32 PM, "Mark Waddingham" wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 2015-09-23 18:53, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>>>
>
>>>> I didn't know OS-specific delimiters could be used.
>>>
>>>
>>> That's good - you shouldn't use them - it would probably be best that
>>> everyone forgets that you can, and try to ensure you don't use them
>>> anywhere in new applications :)
>>
>>
>> Please announce this on first run if the OS isn't *nix based, or warn in
>> the script editor.
>
>
> Why would that be necessary if Windows-specific paths are supported, as
Mark just described above?
>
> --
>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Systems
>  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
>  ____________________________________________________________________
>  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

Why?  Because it's not recommended.  How else would a noob know any
better?  Especially without UNIX path experience.

~Roger



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