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From: "William Schultz"<>
Subject: [FreeHelp] Apostrophe
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 08:30:11 -0400 (EDT)
I agree with Ralph Taylor that an HTML is not satisfactory in
a File Name, and I was wrong. I didn't correctly read the question.
1<br>Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 11:51:00 -0600<br>From: "Ralph Taylor" <><br>Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] FREEPAGES-HELP Apostrophes in File Names<br>To: <><br>Message-ID: <004d01c76d73$d1c7fe40$><br>Content-Type: text/plain;charset="us-ascii"<br><br>The apostrophe is one of the banned characters in Unix file names. I suggest<br>the underscore or hyphen as alternatives if you must separate the letters.<br><br>A 3rd alternative would be to capitalize the adjoining letters, as in<br>"OMalley", but this risks confusion. I wouldn't be thrilled with<br>substituting the code equivalent ("’" or "#8217") in a filename; it<br>renders the name hard to interpret in a directory listing. (And, I'm not<br>sure the ampersand or pound sign are well-accepted.)<br><br>-rt_/)<br><br><br><br>------------------------------<br><br>Message:
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