On 08/08/2017 08:56 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
Again, don't do that.
Years ago I knew a woman who wanted to use special characters on her mac for
file names which were perfectly legal with HFS, but NOT legal for NTFS. When we
moved her files to a Windows share, some of her files, though visible, were
inaccessible. (Why Windows even allowed the files to be written without some
kind of warning is another mystery).
Once on a Windows machine I ended up with a filename that had a trailing
space. Nothing would get rid of it. Nothing. Every disk utility I tried
found the file with no problem, but deleting the file failed because the
trailing space wasn't recognized by the OS. The File-That-Wouldn't-Die
lived on until the disk was reformatted.
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