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From "Chris Custine" <>
Subject Re: [LDAP Studio] What do you think about using folder without space?
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2007 14:43:59 GMT
I totally agree with these points.  When I was weighing in with my opinion
earlier I was only talking about the folders and executable on *nix
platforms.  I have seen many projects using mixed case and spaces in folders
in Windows and Mac.  Not sure about  spaces in executables on Windows
though, I don't ever recall seeing too much of that.  Obviously I think the
project name should stay as is  ;-)


On 4/20/07, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <> wrote:
> On 4/20/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <> wrote:
> >
> >
> > The point is that having two different names on different platforms
> > (ldapstudio and LdapStudio ) is a burden when you have to write clear
> > documentation : you will have to give direction for users. I must say that I
> > *hate* fovo where you have little pictures in the margin warning you about
> > 'this is for linux only' or 'windows only'...
> >
> We already have three different names for the name of the executable
> actually.
> "LDAP" on Mac OS X, "LDAP Studio.exe" and "LDAP Studio" on
> Linux and the documentation has already three parts, one for each
> architecture explaining how to launch LDAP Studio.
> For me there are two different things:
> - the name of the project (product)
> - the name of the generated executable.
> IMO, the name of the project should stay as is LDAP Studio (ldapstudio is
> not very sexy as project name).
> I also think  the name of the executable should be switched to
> 'ldapstudio' on Linux to avoid problems.
> But I really don't like the idea of naming LDAP Studio as "ldapstudio" on
> Mac and Windows (This is not the way applications are named on those
> platforms).
> P-A

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