[pmwiki-users] Re: Re: case-insensitive file names (Was: How use lowercase in Group Names)

chr at home.se chr at home.se
Thu Sep 29 11:39:50 CDT 2005

On Thu, 29 Sep 2005, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> It is very cute, and confusing.  I would probably order the bits
> differently, so that character 0 of the name corresponds to bit 0,
> character 1 with bit 1, etc.

I'd actually do it that way to... it just felt to difficult to explain :-)

> But regardless of the bit sequence, this approach doesn't really help us
> with case insensitivity -- we still go through the same process.

Well, we would be leaving the scanning bit to the file system, but I guess 
it might still be too time consuming. Hmm... I've actually forgotten 
where this discussion started, so I think I'll drop this now :-)


Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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