>
>
>
>Just guessing, I think the most accomodating thing to do for footprints
>would be:
>1)  Allow underscores
>2)  Allow lowercase and uppercase
>3)  Be case insensitive (uppercase and lowercase evaluate the same)
>4)  Don't allow spaces in the name
>
>This would allow those folks who want to use uppercase letters as "word
>separators" to have the footprint appear readable to them.  This would allow
>other folks to not have to worry if they had typed the case correctly.  This
>would allow us folks who like to use underscores as word separators to do
>so.  And it would not break the field parsing routines programmers use.
>BTW,  this is the way assemblers (such as MASM and TASM) work.
>

Hey, so we do seem to be coming to a consensus. This is essentially what 
I suggested, although more concise.

>>We will be talking to our computers in a few years, do we want to have to
>>say "space" or depend on some AI routine to insert the spaces it thinks we
>>want? Speech has neither spaces nor case. It does have, so to speak,
>>italics. But I don't want a filename to depend on whether or not the speak
>>is angry, for example.
>>
>
>This prediction is so old it is laughable.  It never seems to work out as
><snip>
>
WAY off topic guys. Focus!

>Best regards,
>Ivan Baggett
>Bagotronix Inc.
>website:  www.bagotronix.com
>
>
Bryn Wolfe

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