From: Reid Sweatman (drunkardswalk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-26 14:53:53
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Beman Dawes
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 10:42 AM
> To: Boost mailing list
> Subject: [boost] Do we still care about file names > 31 characters?
> The original motivation for limiting file names to 31
> characters or less
> was the classic Mac O/S.
> Does anyone care anymore? There are currently 30 files in CVS
> with long
> names. See below.
> Unless someone objects strongly, I'm going to eliminate the
> name length
Minor cavil: when you burn to CD, that's still the max name length, and
some of us like to run Boost from a CD in expanded form, at least, for the
documentation aspect. But maybe I'm completely in the minority.
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