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Re: convert-standard-filename documentation is insufficient


From: Jeff Dwork
Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename documentation is insufficient
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 15:03:03 -0800

How about this for the first line?

  "Convert string FILENAME to a legal filename for the OS.

remainder as below.

Jeff

Luc Teirlinck writes:
 > To: address@hidden
 > cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
 > Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename documentation is insufficient
 > Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 16:02:11 -0600 (CST)
 > 
 > Sorry, I forgot to put `Info node' in front of the link:
 > 
 >   "Convert a standard file's name to something suitable for the OS.
 > This means to guarantee valid names and perhaps to canonicalize
 > certain patterns.
 > 
 > This function's standard definition is trivial; it just returns
 > the argument.  However, on Windows and DOS, replace invalid
 > characters.  On DOS, make sure to obey the 8.3 limitations.  On
 > Windows, turn Cygwin names into native names, and also turn
 > slashes into backslashes if the shell requires it (see
 > `w32-shell-dos-semantics'
 > 
 > See Info node `(elisp)Standard File Names' for more details."
 > 
 > Sincerely,
 > 
 > Luc.
 > 
 > 
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