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Re: Strange `file-name-sans-extension' behavior

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Strange `file-name-sans-extension' behavior
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 20:21:25 +0200
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"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

|> > From: "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden>
|> > 
|> > Is it correct for VMS ?
|> > Maybe in practice it works for all systems we care about, but in theory
|> > string concatenation has nothing to do intrinsically with generating
|> > a filename by combining a relative directory name and a relative filename.
|> Strictly speaking, it isn't correct even for Windows, as this
|> example shows:
|>      c: + bar -> c:./bar, not c:/bar

But c:bar should be correct.


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