On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 11:54:41AM -0400, Charles Oppermann wrote:
> I assume your use of "MICROS~1" is some sort of clever dig at
> Microsoft, but this is 2009 - not 1995 

Sorry, but while I agree the MICROS~1 pejorative can be a bit juvenile
and uncalled for, your assertion that 8.3 filenames are a thing of the
past is incorrect.  If browsing an installation CD or the contents of
your local drive isn't enough to raise a few questions ...

[geo...@xp] # regtool list '/HKLM/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Control/FileSystem'

The default value for NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation is 0.

Obviously, there's reasons for that, but this is one of those situations
where an admonition of "Go ahead and laugh -- it's funny!" might be

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