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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Mark Parker <mark_at_msdhub.com>
Date: 2004-12-21 00:14:39 CET

Apple's HFS is also case-sensitive but case-preserving, if I remember
correctly. Seems that Joe Random Luser likes his filenames to be pretty
but doesn't like to have to type in caps to open them.

(Kinda sucks when you, in your righteous indignation, tear down some OS
only to find out that the cool-*bsd-based-os-du-jour works the same way,


Hakan Koseoglu wrote:
>> At the very least, why not open an enhancement request against Subversion?
>>Is there really any dispute as to the correct behavior of Subversion
>>"rename" under win32?
> IMHO, Yes. Subversion isn't the problem, Windows is. If its
> half-implemented case sensitivity doesn't really work, it is not
> someone else's problem, it is Microsoft's problem.
> The fact that Microsoft operating systems doesn't distinguish between
> "abc" and "AbC" shouldn't be other people's problem (especially when
> they can enjoy a full case-sensitivity).
> IMHO implementing a workaround just because Windows handles stuff
> differently shouldn't happen. I might be in the minority but I hope
> others feel the same. :)

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