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From Elizabeth Mattijsen <>
Subject Re: Spaces in Win32 executable names
Date Fri, 22 Aug 1997 14:50:27 GMT
At 16:18 8/22/97 +0200, Martin Kraemer wrote:
>> Wouldn't it make sense then to indeed only check the requested filename
>> with the long filename and not allow any munged filenames as a requested
>> filename at all?
>That would be what I'd propose.

Ah.. ok ... ;-)

>If one ever needs to access "old" files, there's no problem either
>because their short name==long name (minus possible case difference).

That could be handled nicely by using mod_speling...

>The original problem, if I followed the thread correctly, was that when
>executing (CGI-?) programs, windows experiences bugs when long program
>names are used.

I guess I got in somewhere in the middle, then...  sorry for the confusion...

Elizabeth Mattijsen
xxLINK Internet Services

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