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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: FindFirstFile
Date Sat, 04 Jul 1998 22:38:27 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> On Sat, 4 Jul 1998, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 4 Jul 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:
> >
> > > Oh.
> > >
> > > So if you do FindFirstFile on one of the varient names for a file, does it
> > > give the real name or the varient?
> >
> > The variant. Its only use here is to "confirm" that the file really
> > exists, I suppose. If it did canonicalize the filename, then the way
> > os_canonical_filename() uses it would, too.
> >
> 
> Does _findfirst do the same thing?
> 
> (who the hell names public APIs starting with _'s for fun?)

Isn't it a standards thing? Leading _ means "the standard sort of
mentions this, but without quite standardising it" doesn't it? So things
like open are properly spelt _open.

Cheers,

Ben.

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