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Subject: Re: Album art and special characters

Re: Album art and special characters

From: Mark Allums <>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 18:28:24 -0500

Andrew Hart wrote:
> I often find I have to change file names when ripping from CD, in which
> case I usually try to change the illegal character or remove it. For
> example, colons get changed to full stops or semicolons, question marks
> get removed, etc.

One probably shouldn't use semi-colons, because they have a special
meaning in some other places, such as CDs, where the IS0 9660 standards
allow for versioning files using semicolons. Also, *nix shells and
other OSes use semi-colons for specific purposes.

Mark Allums
Received on 2008-04-12

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