On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 8:59 PM, Gerben Wierda <gerben.wie...@rna.nl> wrote:

> On 28 Jun 2009, at 19:17, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
>  Am 2009-06-26 um 19:33 schrieb Gerben Wierda:
>>  \typefile balks on filenames with $ characters in their names. Anything I
>>> can do about that?
>> Rename the file. It's an error if characters like that appear in a file
>> name.
>  You could even rename it using Lua from within your TeX code.
> In my book, moving to a beta product or not accepting what is a vaild
> filename according to the filesystem is a limitation of the program. Not
> ConTeXt or TeX defines what a valid filename is, the OS decides.
TeX (and ConTeXt) try hard to be OS independant , so I find natural some

> I do not decide what the names of these files are, someone else produces
> them, and my work flow should be able to handle all valid filenames.
 Well, my experience is that leave to  the users this prerogative is not
I always transform a filename in safe filename, process it, and eventually
transform back the name .

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