Python utility convert Windows long file name into 8.3 DOSformat

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at rl.ac.uk
Thu Oct 28 14:20:00 CEST 2004


"Simon Brunning" <simon.brunning at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:mailman.5606.1098959524.5135.python-list at python.org...

> One might be able to put together a function that
> *guesses* what short name Windows would be likely to give a new file
> with a given long name, but it would be pretty unreliable, I reckon.

And possibly patent infringing...





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