Re: Special Characters and Pattern Matching
Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:47 pm
That would be forward looking. Sometimes I do copy over files from other systems. And it could very well be they have such characters in the file name.colinw wrote:However, after saying that, and that it should be obvious that a user shouldn't do it, it probably would beMinuous wrote:Colon and slash are illegal in filenames; this is stated in the official AmigaDOS Manual (section 1.1).colinw wrote:Just because the shell has "special" uses for some characters, and the pattern matcher
also does too, and a couple have special meaning for DOS, ( namely colon and slash ), doesn't make them "illegal" in a name
acceptable for a filesystem to limit creating names with a ":" or "/" just incase.