[Python-Dev] Problem with 2.3b2 tarfile?

Michael Hudson mwh@python.net
Tue, 01 Jul 2003 16:31:32 +0100

"Tim Peters" <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

> [sismex01@hebmex.com]
>> ...
>> [WinNT and it's descendants have no problem using
>> multiple dots in a filename.  What version are you
>> having trouble with?]
> Note Sjoerd's
>     and all these file names should end in "..."
> It's trailing periods.  Here on Win2K (cmd.exe):

I know, let's end the filenames with U+2026, HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS.
This will surely create no interoperability problems at all.

unhelpfully-ly y'rs,

  please realize that the Common  Lisp community is more than 40
  years old.  collectively, the community has already been where
  every clueless newbie  will be going for the next three years.
  so relax, please.                     -- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp