8.3 peculiarity if run w/i console

Franz GEIGER fgeiger at datec.at
Thu Dec 28 20:28:11 CET 2000


If I run a script within the Python 2.0 console, the names of the files that
are made by that script are all "abbreviated", e.g.:
ALongFileName.txt becomes ALongF~1.TXT. If I run the script within
PythonWin, the names are o.k.
Does anybody know what's going on here?

FYI: ActiveState Python2.0/202 on WinNT 4.0 Svr.

Thanks in advance and
Best regards
Franz GEIGER






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