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Re: newsticker-*.el files

From: Leo
Subject: Re: newsticker-*.el files
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 00:44:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On 2008-06-08 23:01 +0100, Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>   > The newly installed newsticker-*.el files cause file-name clashes on
>   > 8+3 (a.k.a. DOS) filesystems.  Can we rename them in a way that avoids
>   > such clashes?  All that is needed that the first 8 characters of the
>   > basename be different; as long as they are, there's no problem for the
>   > basename itself to be longer than 8 characters.
> The DOS port currently does not work, it has been approved for removal,
> and you said that it might never be revived.
> Why do this work now, when it's highly possible that the uglyfied names
> might never be needed?  
> Why not do the renaming work at the time when the DOS platform is
> brought back to life?

This sounds quite sensible. Anyone out there uses Emacs 23 under dos?

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