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Re: file-truename, convert-standard-filename

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: file-truename, convert-standard-filename
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 20:49:17 +0100

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 8:45 PM, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:
> Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:
>> No, that must be a misunderstanding. The file name used internally in
>> Emacs is not the file name used by the OS. convert-standard-file-name
>> translates from Emacs file name syntax to OS dito.
> That's not true.  You use convert-standard-filename for names like
> ".emacs" or ".dir-locals.el" which cannot exist on DOS-like filesystems.

Hm, we must be misunderstanding each other. I thought that was part of
what I said. ... ;-)

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