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From: joel de guzman (djowel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-25 11:22:24

----- Original Message -----
From: "George A. Heintzelman" <georgeh_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 11:40 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: the first version of abstract path manipulation class (interface)

> VMS is definitely really weird. A typical fully-specified VMS filename
> might look something like this:

Have anyone considered the classic Macintosh (pre X) where the extension
does not mean anything, the directory separator is the : and with max 32 chars?
File paths manipulation is frowned upon since the system actually has
true file descriptors with meta-file information and does not get invalidated
when someone moves the file somewhere else while the application is
working on it.


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