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Re: convert-standard-filename

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 05:23:19 +0200

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 04:54, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 00:05:05 +0200
>> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden, address@hidden
>> > The whole point of convert-standard-filename was to provide an
>> > OS-dependent file name from an OS-independent one (typically from
>> > a constant filename in a package).  So interpreting the input to this
>> > function in an OS-dependent way is wrong.
>> I would rather have it return a file name that fits the OS, regardless
>> of the file name that it is given.
> That would be in contradiction with the function's purpose, see above.

Could it make any harm if it worked the way I suggested? Are there any
cases were the result would be ambigious?

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