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Re: use /, : for dirs, paths on Windows?

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: use /, : for dirs, paths on Windows?
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 18:38:07 -0700
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 02:14:52PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      Currently we use \ and ; for dirs and paths on Windows, because
>      that's the local convention.  However, I understand that most GNU
>      software uses / and :, even on Windows.  Being uniform would
>      allow use to get rid of DIR_SEPARATOR and PATH_SEPARATOR, which
>      are kind of ugly.
>      What do you guys think?
> Get rid of them.

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