Filenames with Win32 special characters (or: Interix filename compatibility)

Brian Dessent
Wed Mar 12 16:37:00 GMT 2008

Brian Dessent wrote:

> open/save/edit them normally with any app.  That is what intrigued me
> about \x0331, in that it translated to plain _ in cp1252 so that the
> files remained totally accessible to any app.

Wait.  What am I saying?  This conversion will only happen in one
direction, so of course when an ANSI app tries to open "A_B_C_.txt" it
will fail.  Why did I think that would work?  I could have sworn though
that I had a working testcase but now that I try it again it fails.


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