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Re: file-truename, convert-standard-filename

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: file-truename, convert-standard-filename
Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2010 21:12:22 +0200

> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2010 17:55:40 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> convert-standard-filename does convert such file names to something
> the OS understands. That is correct.
> However convert-standard-filename does more than that, ie more than
> its name maybe suggests. It actually converts any Emacs file name to
> something the OS understand.

No, it converts the file name to a valid name on the OS.
Understanding a file name, whatever it may mean, has nothing to do
with it.

> >> and forgets about
> >> the necessary file name syntax translation that
> >> convert-standard-filename also does to make the file name fit the OS.
> >
> > Which translations it forgets?
> See above.

I don't see anything in your explanations that say what is the

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