Temat:, Re: IOError: [Errno 22] invalid mode ('wb') or filename: in windows xp while making tarfile

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Mon Aug 24 16:56:24 CEST 2009

On Aug 25, 12:46 am, Tim Golden <m... at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> Dave Angel wrote:
> > You still haven't gotten rid of those illegal colons in the filename.  
> > They're not legal in Windows, as has been pointed out a couple of times
> > in this thread.
> Ummm.. Colons are of course legal in Windows filenames as designating

That is the most inappropriate "of course" I've seen for quite a

> the Alternate Data Streams:

OK, so s/illegal/evil/

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