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Re: Bug Emacs 21.3: write-file downcasing

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Bug Emacs 21.3: write-file downcasing
Date: Sat, 08 Feb 2003 01:03:04 +0200

> Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2003 21:19:25 +0100
> From: Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden>
> There are two problems:
>  1.- from "C:/file1" to "c:/file1"
>  2.- from "/file1" to "c:/file1"
> While trying to solve both, I proposed using an already existing
> function: `untranslated-canonical-name'. That function does the
> downcasing: (untranslated-canonical-name "/fILe1") => "c:/file1", but
> that was, from the point of view of the bug fix, a side effect.

If that's the side effect of using untranslated-canonical-name, then I
think we should not use it to solve this problem.

> Anyway, we've had, AFAIK, just one report for the bug, and that was from
> someone using 20.7; while the downcasing is obviously much more
> troublesome. So reverting to the old behavior and fixing the bug in a
> much less "brute force" way is IMO the best answer. :)

Right, I agree.

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