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Re: specifying Windows filenames


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: specifying Windows filenames
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 17:52:17 +0300

> From: Harald Joerg <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 09:47:29 +0200
> 
> Sorry, I really should have checked this before.  I've been fooled by
> the fact that cygwin _Emacs_ does not accept Windows notation.
> 
> Hmmm... what's the reason behind this Emacs behaviour?  unixish
> assumptions in a built-in function (expand-file-name)?

The Cygwin port is mostly unmodified Unix code (that's the crux of the
Cygwin project's philosophy), so it _must_ use Unixish assumptions,
almost by definition.




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