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Re: convert-standard-filename documentation is insufficient

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename documentation is insufficient
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 16:02:11 -0600 (CST)

Sorry, I forgot to put `Info node' in front of the link:

  "Convert a standard file's name to something suitable for the OS.
This means to guarantee valid names and perhaps to canonicalize
certain patterns.

This function's standard definition is trivial; it just returns
the argument.  However, on Windows and DOS, replace invalid
characters.  On DOS, make sure to obey the 8.3 limitations.  On
Windows, turn Cygwin names into native names, and also turn
slashes into backslashes if the shell requires it (see

See Info node `(elisp)Standard File Names' for more details."



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