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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-27 19:50:02

At 04:29 PM 5/27/2001, Vesa Karvonen wrote:

>From: "Daryle Walker" <darylew_at_[hidden]>
>> on 5/25/01 9:52 AM, Beman Dawes at bdawes_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> > Are .hpp and .cpp filenames with a leading numeric character a
>for any
>> > of today's operating systems?
>> Why would you want such a name?
>Currently the PREPROCESSOR library (see Files section/PREPROCESSOR/) uses
>a leading numeric character for "2nd_repeat.h". I will change the header
>name if someone proposes a better name for the 2nd repetition primitive.

Yes, that was the file that prompted my question.

No, DOS didn't have that problem IIRC, although its 8.3 scheme was
certainly limiting enough.

I was particularly worried about older DEC, IBM, and UNISYS mainframe
operating systems, and some of the very small modern platforms (Palm, etc.)

Anyone familiar with those system's filename requirements?



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