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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-04 10:06:53

John Maddock wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>>> The problems I've seen aren't with file systems, but with programs
>>>> that partially enforce ISO-9660:1999.
>>> The footnote sounds like filesystems are the issue:
>>> Some legacy file systems require single-case names.
>>> Single-case names eliminate casing mistakes when moving from
>>> case-insensitive to case-sensitive file systems.
>>>> The other issue is consistency; what does the convention become?
>>> Well, there are very few files that are traditionally spelled in
>>> anything
>>> by lowercase. I think saying that header files must be in lowercase,
>>> and
>>> that source files should be in lowercase, is enough.
> Also documentation files: otherwise it's two easy to accidently generate
> broken links that differ only by case. So I'd rather insist on "all
> lower case except for Jamfiles and Makefiles".

I'm perfectly fine with just "all lower case". As long as I don't have
to rename the Jamfile-s for this release.

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