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Re: reveal-filename

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: reveal-filename
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 15:28:12 +0900

Stefan Monnier writes:
 > >> How 'bout `unmsys--filename'?
 > > Fine with me.
 > Could you make the change?
 > > The description that's already there is all there is to tell:
 > >     "Produce the real file name for FILE.

How about "Produce a canonical ..." or "Produce a normalized ..."?

"real" has too strong a connation of realpath() to me.

 > Looks very ad-hoc to me.  My guess is that the "cleaner" description that
 > could correspond to it might be something along the lines of "accepts
 > a file name in the format commonly used by other programs on the system,
 > and turns it into an equivalent form that works within Emacs".

You have that backwards, unless you think Emacs users generally live
inside MSYS. :-)

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