Re: Data transfer methods

From: Patrycjusz R. £ogiewa (
Date: 2005-05-11 12:57:19

On 2005-05-11, at 09:46, Marko Mäkelä wrote:


> Using FAT causes more trouble than expected.

Agreed. ;-)

>   (Oh well, newer file
> systems have problems with file names as well.  Take the 
> case-insensitive
> Apple HFS+, for example.  If I have understood the technical notes 
> correctly,
> the case-folding will effectively treat strings consisting of non-Latin
> letters as empty strings.  This would mean that e.g., Greek, Russian or
> Japanese users would have to give Latin names to their documents.)


This kind of case-insensitivity as used in HFS+ has its own name, which 
I forgot but it certainly doesn't affect using non-Latin filenames.

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