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From: John Femiani (JOHN.FEMIANI_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-30 19:43:49

David Abrahams wrote:
> >
> > FYI:
> >
> >
> >
> > I think it is interesting that the wikipedia community
> distinguishes
> > windows filenames from unix filenames, so that on unix systems the
> > 'extension' is part of the name but on windows systems it is not.
> The latter is "true" in some sense from the user's
> perspective, or at least Windows tries to present that
> illusion. But every programmer quickly learns that the
> extension *is* really part of the file's name on Windows.
> We're presenting names for programmers, not GUI users.

Really? It is definately part of the path on windows but...

Anyhow I liked your suggestion to just use 'name()', I vote for that

-- John

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