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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [io] Filename prefixes
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2004 01:19:49 GMT
Prefix is the name used internally in the JDK File/FileSystem class. I'm not
completely averse to alternatives, but I do quite like the 'prefix'. Mainly,
I think thats because we are dealing with filenames here not files.

Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Kitching" <simon@ecnetwork.co.nz>
> I don't have any comment on the implementation, but I'm not wild on the
> use of the name "filename prefix".
>
> Perhaps "file origin" (as in a graph origin, being the point that
> coordinates are relative to)? Or "file source"?
>
> Regards,
>
> Simon
>
>
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