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Re: New filesystem/directory API proposal

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 22:00:27 +0100
To: ifette@google.com, "Jeremy Orlow" <jorlow@chromium.org>
Cc: "Eric Uhrhane" <ericu@google.com>, "Anselm R Garbe" <garbeam@gmail.com>, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u7mfayysbyn2jm@galactica>
On Thu, 04 Feb 2010 21:28:08 +0100, Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ)  
<ifette@google.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure I understand the problem. Let's say your use case is  
> Midnight / Norton / Total Commander (have no idea what any of these  
> products are, I
> assume AV?). Why do they need to write filenames that don't conform to  
> the restrictions posited above?

The tools were examples of completely generic file managers. I could just  
as well have said "Bash shell rewritten as a web application".

Arve Bersvendsen

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Thursday, 4 February 2010 21:01:12 UTC

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