[Mailman-Developers] Re: i18n support for Archiver

Dan Mick Dan.Mick@sun.com
Wed, 28 Aug 2002 02:00:15 -0700

Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
>>>>>>"B" == Bob  <bob@nleaudio.com> writes:
>     >> Easier to use one of the extended CDROM formats which supports
>     >> long filenames
>     B> A few months ago I went through this with a customer who wanted
>     B> a copy of the archives on CDROM from their list.  The extended
>     B> filenames work fine under Windows, but not under the MacOS.
>     B> They have a different format for their extended filenames.  The
>     B> only common denominator I found was the 8.3 dos filenames.
> That must have been an old version of MacOS.  I just tested a CD I
> burned w/Toast using (IIRC) Mac+PC Hybrid, which is probably ISO 9660
> with some fairly universal extensions (Rockridge, but not Joliet????).

"Hybrid" probably means "HFS *and* Joliet on the same disc".  It's completely
sad, the state of CD filesystems.  Sigh.