Re: Spaces in file and directory names.
- From: "Khimenko Victor" <gnome khim sch57 msk ru>
- To: miguel nuclecu unam mx, gisli master adams com
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Spaces in file and directory names.
- Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 03:39:18 +0300 (MSK)
14-Dec-98 06:08 you wrote:
>> The directory hierarchy that is visible in the file manager
>> application has several directories with spaces in them: My Documents,
>> My Sounds and Spread Sheets. Considering that spaces in filenames may
>> be chief in a range of silly ideas that have come out of MicroSoft I
>> would hope that the gnome project would not follow this lead.
> Spaces on filenames is a user thing.
> Unix has used spaces in the names for a long long time. Any shell
> with completion supports that.
Of course mc is not shell but there are completion and it's HORRIBLE broken
for files with spaces (I have a lot of files with spaces on my Window
Partition:-) :-(( For internal mc coummand you should use filename "as is"
without quotes or \ while for external command you should use quotes, etc...
Even if mc is not part of gnome (gmc is :-) it's still not good IMO ...
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