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bug#8538: 24.0.50; please index node `Coding Conventions' wrt file-name
bug#8538: 24.0.50; please index node `Coding Conventions' wrt file-name length
Sat, 28 May 2011 15:07:44 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)
"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:
> Someone asked me the conventional limit on library file names. I
> thought it was 14 but wanted to be sure. I tried using the index in
> the Elisp manual, but it was no help (AFAICT). I ended up searching
> the manual for "14" since I recalled that, and I eventually found it.
> Please add some index entries to enable users to more easily locate
> this convention. Thx.
Actually, I removed this entry entirely. IIUC, it's for the benefit of
AT&T Unix systems that limited filenames to 14 characters or less. It's
unlikely that Emacs runs on such relics anymore.
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