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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] Decomposition of filenames beginning with period?
From: Brian Schrom (brian.schrom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-07 11:29:37

On 04/07/2011 08:14 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> Boost.Filesystem class path views filenames as being made up of a stem
> and an extension.
> Does anyone have a stronger argument than intuition for changing or
> retaining the current behavior?

Not an argument for or against, but what is the stem and extension in
'filename.with.many.of.periods'? I think the rule you apply to this
should be consistent with .file

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