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Re: path vs file name

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: path vs file name
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 15:37:11 +0100
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At Mon, 10 Jan 2005 18:27:53 +0100,
Alfred M Szmidt wrote:
> This one annoyed me a bit, there might be other places where the word
> "path" is incorrectly used for "file name".  From the GCS (and I
> happen to agree quite strongly):
> Please do not use the term "pathname" that is used in Unix
> documentation; use "file name" (two words) instead.  We use the term
> "path" only for search paths, which are lists of directory names.
> OK to commit?

This is an arbitrary change and as thus I should reject it.  But as
you obviously feel strongly about it, I concur, for this time (and
because I don't fancy consnode_patch either).

> 2005-01-10  Alfred M. Szmidt  <ams@gnu.org>
>       * console.c (consnode_path): Renamed to ...
>       (console_node): ... this.  Updated all references.


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