Re: Filenames, escaping, and GtkFileSystem

On 25/03/2004 4:46 PM, Alexander Larsson wrote:

Furthermore this escaping is not done by any other application in the
system, and we're bound to forget it all over the place ourselves, so
it'll never be really consistant. "/" is forbidden in file names in
unix, we'll just have to get over it.
Users coming over from Windows shouldn't be that surprised at some characters being forbidden in file names. On Windows, the following characters aren't allowed to be entered through windows explorer:
   \ / : * ? " < >

So in contrast, Gnome is a lot more permissive as it is.


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