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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Spaces in Win32 executable names
Date Fri, 22 Aug 1997 13:14:27 GMT
Mark J Cox wrote:
> 
> > 1. Match against both names, either matching counts as a match
> > 2. Match against both names, both matching counts as a match
> > 3. Match against the short name
> > 4. Match against the long name
> >
> > Currently, we do 4 (or we try to).
> 
> We have to do 1 otherwise any protection or options placed on
> a long name resource can be overridden by a user who works out they
> can also use the short name to get the same thing.

Arg. Pay attention at the back there. The whole point is that we convert
the name to the long name regardless of what the user does.

Cheers,

Ben.

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