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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Clemens Schwaighofer <cs_at_tequila.co.jp>
Date: 2004-12-22 02:29:22 CET

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On 12/22/2004 05:16 AM, Kevin Williams wrote:

> It seems to me that Windows is losing popularity and Mac OS X is
> UNIX-based (did they retain the pre-OS X file naming?) and OS/2 and
> Amiga are rarely used. Therefore, going with a UNIX-friendly or
> UNIX-oriented solution is more justified IMHO.

Mac OS-X is case-preserving, but not case-sensitiv. Just try to create
"Test" and "test" in the same folder, it will say, that "test" already
exists.

> I wonder if perhaps there are just as few people with {Test|test|TEST}
> files on their UNIX system as there are people in case-insensitive
> systems changing the case in filenames? Whatever the situation, it has

well, I doubt there are many people doing this. especially if you work
in a multi OS enviroment (unix/windows (98 to XP)/mac (os 9 to X)) you
go to thing thats understand the most, and you don't even think about
100% case-sensitiv things.

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