Filename case-insensitivity on OS X

Mark Jackson mjackson at
Fri Jan 6 13:13:32 EST 2006

Dan Lowe <dan at> writes:

> Think about it - how many things used by average people are case  
> sensitive? Passwords? That's about it. (And judging by most user  
> passwords I have seen, they're almost all lowercase anyway.) Email  
> addresses, URLs, the search box in Google, your AOL or Jabber buddy  
> list: all case-insensitive.

Not all URLs.  Compare, for example:

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