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Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx W32 bug report

From: Alan Cox
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx W32 bug report
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 1997 09:30:02 +0000 (GMT)

> Much as we'd like to think otherwise, the world does not revolve about
> UNIX ;). Under VMS, for example, people expect logicals to be expanded in
> filenames, and Windows NT users expect environment variable references
> like %windir% to work under some circumstances.

Good and...

> VMS already has lots of native-semantics code (thanks Fote!) so maybe we
> should be consistently inconsistent. 

I think so.

> I apologize for the excessive length and wordiness of this post, but I
> suspect some of the UNIX users may not understand just how much the code
> has to change for other OS families.

Very little. You are talking about having an OS specific

        char *out=OS_TranslatePath(const char *in);

Yes ?

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