[pmwiki-users] problem with uploads changing file names

Neil Herber nospam at eton.ca
Tue Mar 21 10:49:32 CST 2006

At 2006-03-21  10:24 AM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud is rumored to have said:
>For security reasons, PmWiki restricts the characters that may appear
>in upload filenames to (default) alphanumerics, hyphen, underscore,
>dot, and space.
>If you want to allow commas, set:
>     $UploadNameChars = "-\\w. ,";

Thanks Patrick

I will begin editing farmconfig next. Is there any reason not  to 
allow commas by default since they are legal Windoze filename 
characters and my authors are all on Windoze boxes (well, a few Mac users).

Windoze forbids      \ / : * ? " < > |      in filenames.


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