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Re: convert-standard-filename

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename
Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2011 00:38:10 -0400

> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 06:26:28 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 06:19, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >> Are there any cases were the result would be ambigious?
> >
> > The case of "c:foobar", as pointed out by Stefan earlier in this
> > thread.  If it's taken as a local absolute file name, then on Windows
> > there's no need to do anything about it.  If it is taken as a Posix
> > relative file name, the colon should be replaced with some other
> > character.
> I see. But on Windows it could hardly be a Posix relative file name,
> or could it?

It can't, so convert-standard-filename should replace the colon.
That's what convert-standard-filename does: takes a Posix file name
and produces a file name usable on non-Posix filesystems.

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