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Re: bug : file selection dialog

From: <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 12:19:14 +0200
Message-Id: <200005191019.MAA00548@vanuatu.inrialpes.fr>
To: "s@m" <tn-sam@netcourrier.com>
cc: "P. T. Rourke" <ptrourke@mediaone.net>, www-amaya@w3c.org, www-amaya@w3.org
In-reply-to: Your message of Wed, 17 May 2000 21:22:37 +0100."
             <Pine.LNX.4.04.10005172116410.20146-100000@avant-garde.7ouma.tn> 
> On Wed, 17 May 2000, P. T. Rourke wrote:
> 
> > > files dont show ( all the files ) in the file selection dialog if
> > > you have a filename with a space character in it.
> > 
> > <humor> Then don't put a space character in the filename.</humor>
> 
> 	:-) a bug is a bug. even if it has a workaround.
> 
> > 
> > Seriously, web page names shouldn't have spaces in them.  If a page is on an
> > NT box, you can usually get to it in other (non-Amaya) browsers using an
> > escaped space (%20 I think); I haven't tried that in Amaya.  But it's a bad,
> > bad idea: unix don't like spaces, and some of your readers will be unix.
> > 
> 
> 	actually i'm using linux. which permits space characters in
> 	filenames. of course i won't put a space in filename that i will
> 	put on the web. the problem is that i'm not able to see any file
> 	in the directory containing this file. 
> 
> > ptrourke@mediaone.net

You're right spaces are allowed in both Windows and Unix platforms and there 
is a
bug in the selector dialog.
The space is used to seperate items in the selector, so internal spaces in 
names should
be escaped.
Received on Friday, 19 May 2000 06:19:22 UTC

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