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Subject: Re: case problem?

Re: case problem?

From: Fred Ochsenhirt <>
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2002 18:55:51 -0400

FWIW, in Win 9x, the default is to convert "all uppercase" filenames to
lowercase. To use uppercase file names, you have to select Folder Options,
and check "allow all uppercase file names." It'd be ironic if we changed
the behavior of an open source firmware project to accommodate a quirk from
windows. Probably not the first time, though.


>From: Justin Heiner <>
>Subject: Re: case problem?
>Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2002 14:57:38 -0700 (PDT)
>Personally, I don't think that it's a very good feature to have in any OS.
>Filenames should be displayed as they are typed :)
>As I think about it, I'm not exactly sure what operating system it's for..
>either the Win9x or the WinNT based ones i'm sure. heh. The good way to
>is to create a new folder and type it in as all uppercase and see what
>You can also right click on the folder and choose properties. That should
>display the real name also. I don't think it's a very common occurance
>since most people don't have folders that are all uppercase.
>--- Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> > On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Justin Heiner wrote:
> >
> > > I believe (correct me if i'm wrong) that NT based systems have an
>option to
> > > display uppercase files and folders as lowercase (makes things look a
> > > little nicer). That is probably enabled on your system.
> >
> > Hm, so does this mean that people will want this feature in Rockbox too?
> >
> > /me is scared ;-)
> >
> > --
> > Daniel "Bagder" Stenberg --
> >
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