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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] case preserving vs. case insensitive

From: Brian May
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] case preserving vs. case insensitive
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 19:35:17 +1100
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>>>>> "Aaron" == Aaron Bentley <address@hidden> writes:

    Aaron> Presenting a case insensitive UI is sensible and
    Aaron> worthwhile. Implementing the case insensitivity at the
    Aaron> filesystem level is senseless and worthless.

    Aaron> It can and should be implemented at a higher level in the
    Aaron> win32 API. Users do not and should not care about the
    Aaron> implementation details of the filesystem.

If the same filename exists both in lowercase and uppercase, what
should the case insensitive UI do? Seems like it could get a bit messy
to me.
Brian May <address@hidden>

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