From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-27 12:01:39
[2002-10-27] John Maddock wrote:
>> Apparently, we already have a guideline that restricts file names to
>> case only -
>> "File and directory names must contain only lowercase ASCII letters ,
>> numbers, underscores, and a period. Leading character must be
>> Maximum length 31. Only a single period is permitted. These requirements
>> ensure file and directory names are relatively portable. "
>What happened to the "Jamfile"'s then?
Historical baggage ;-) It will be possible with V2 to use the lowercase
version "jamfile", or even "jamfile.jam". And perhaps we should decide now
what the preferred name for jamfiles should be from V2 onwards.
Possibilities for V2 are: Jamfile, jamfile, Jamfile.jam, or jamfile.jam.
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