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Re: ntfs naming conventions

From: Talden <talden_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 12:41:35 +1200

>  From MSDN ->File Names, Paths, and Namespaces page
> (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa365247(VS.85).aspx):
> "...Do not end a file or directory name with a trailing space or a
> period. Although the underlying file system may support such names, the
> operating system does not. However, it is acceptable to start a name
> with a period."

re: start with a period... except in explorer (XP at least) which, if
you try to name a new folder '.svn', tells you 'You must type a file

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