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From Paul Sutton <>
Subject Re: Spaces in Win32 executable names
Date Fri, 22 Aug 1997 11:47:34 GMT
On Fri, 22 Aug 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > I wonder if trying to expand filenames is really the right thing to do.
> > Couldn't we just convert all filenames to short form and *always* work
> > internally with the short form? So the first stage of parsing <Directive
> > ...>, ScriptAlias ... etc is to munge the filename or path to a short
> > form. And when a request URI is transformed to a filename also convert it
> > to a short form.
> I think this is a bad idea, coz it requires people to write regexes for
> the short form.

Oh buggrit. But does this mean that short form names will *not* match


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