From: Ben Hutchings (ben.hutchings_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-08 03:12:47
Beman Dawes wrote:
> In addition to ISO 9660, the classic MAC OS, VMS, and various IBM legacy
> OS's were considerations.
> The classic MAC OS is less of a consideration today, and VMS also falls
> in that category. The legacy IBM systems are still important in some
> quarters, but we have never had any requests for Boost interoperability
> on those systems that I'm aware of.
> That pretty much leaves ISO 9660 as the main consideration. I'm under
> the impression that Joliet extensions are now widely available, although
> I've not done a systematic survey.
What if someone ports Boost to AmigaOS? That has a 30-character limit
on filenames (in the standard filesystem, though not in all). I believe
GCC 3.4 can still target AmigaOS, so this is not totally impossible...
though not very likely to happen.
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