Subject: Re: How to keep case in UNIX pathnames
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 21:30:40 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Aleksandr Skobelev
| So, logical pathnames is a leverage for mapping pathnames for files that
| are, in some sense, the part of a program, but it is not a leverage for
| mapping to/from any phisical pathname into an internal representation.
| Don't I misunderstand you?

  I have no idea how to answer this last question.  Both "yes" and "no"
  appear to mean that you misunderstand me.  Consequently, I do not even
  know whether you have stated something you believe or something you do
  not believe.

  The key is: You do _not_ map physical pathnames to logical.
  In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none.
  In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.

  70 percent of American adults do not understand the scientific process.