Wed Jan 12 11:24:00 GMT 2000
>Is POSIX not just as valid as Win32 within Windows NT? In which case,
>if Windows tools barf at valid POSIX filenames (which are also valid
>under NTFS) then surely it is the tools which are broken.
Yes, it is, but the Win32 file naming conventions and rules are a proper
subset of the POSIX naming conventions; therefore there are POSIX names
which have no mapping in Win32 and Win32 tools fail when handling them.
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