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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-23 13:30:46

Stjepan Rajko wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2007 10:16 AM, John Maddock <john_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> The inspect program is treating as errors:
>>> * Filenames longer than 31 characters.
>> I believe this is still a restriction for Mac OS filenames?
> Mac OS X at least doesn't impose the 31 character limit any more. In
> older versions of Mac OS, the file system supported longer filenames
> but Finder didn't :-(

I think this is pretty much explained at:

Seems that since HFS+ has been available for almost 10 years we could drop the
31 char filename limit. Operation of Finder on old systems doesn't seem like
a big priority.


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