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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Win32 name canonicalisation
Date Thu, 14 Aug 1997 18:33:15 GMT
Er, whatever works, I was quite tired last night :)  But yeah I think I
like idea that we just simply deny the use of shortnames unless the
shortname is the same as the long name.

Dean

On Thu, 14 Aug 1997, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Aug 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> > - decree that shortnames are not valid components period.  Do a long->short
> >     (this is the cheap one right?) conversion on all components and
> >     if they differ then deny access.
> 
> Hmm. Not a bad idea. But it doesn't sound right? If I want long
> filenames, and a long->short conversion differs, wouldn't I want to allow
> access, not deny access? Unless the long name was less than 8.3
> characters long, in which case they'd be the same.
> 
> -- Alexei Kosut <akosut@organic.com>
> 
> 


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