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Re: convert-standard-filename

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename
Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2011 00:14:46 -0400

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2011 23:24:17 -0400
> >> Why do you want to avoid hitting the disk?
> Because I'd like it to work for files and directories which may not even
> exist (yet?).  But maybe that's unrealistic (I guess the foobar ->
> foob~1 rewrite in some Windows cases probably can't work without
> hitting the disk).

It _can_ work, given slightly more work, and sometimes we will have to
be less than 100% reliable, e.g. if more than a single foob~N file
exist in the same directory.

> But then it's not "file-name-equal" but "file-equal".

Except for the issue with non-existing files, is there difference,

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