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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-10 21:54:10

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Armstrong" <matt_at_[hidden]>

> The upcoming 2.4 release of stock jam's RELNOTES mentions something
> related to this. It says that using any of GDBSM will result in the
> variable being parsed and rebuilt as a filename, while all other
> modifiers do not have this behavior (previously, they all did). I
> wonder why :G is considered a filename operation though -- strictly
> speaking it really has nothing to do with files.

Hmm. I can't see any reason for it to happen with any of the modifiers
regardless of their application as filename modifiers, since, as I said, it
happens anyway at binding time.



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