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SubjectRe: rename is idiotic (was Re: VFAT rename)
On Wed, May 19, 1999 at 11:07:25AM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:

> "R. Kelley Cook" <KCook@IBM.net> writes:
>
> |> Spoken as a true C programmer. However you are wrong. Case-preserving, but
> |> insensitive, is the CORRECT way for file systems. Capitalization should not
> |> matter for interpretation of a file name just as it doesn't matter for
> |> interpreting words in any human language.
>
> This is wrong. In German, there is a big difference between "paar" und
> "Paar" (the first meaning "a few", the second "pair").

The classic example:

"Ich habe liebe Genossen in Moskau" - I've got dead comreds in Moscow.
"Ich habe Liebe genossen in Moskau" - I enjoyed love in Moscow.

Ralf

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