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From: Carl Daniel (cpdaniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-04-17 10:50:39

James Curran wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> The intent is to get/change the part of leaf name after the first
>> dot.
> um.. After the FIRST dot or the LAST dot.
> In Win32, "james.m.curran.txt" the extention is "txt", not
> "m.curran.txt"

Note too that on Windows/NTFS, names like 'c:/foo/bar.baz.blip:blat' are
legal. The 'extension' is '.blip', not '.baz.blip' and not

The very existence of such special cases probably means that such a function
would be a good addition to the filesystem library.


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