Strip incompatible characters from Windows partitions!

Przemysław Kulczycki przemekkulczycki at gmail.com
Fri May 16 08:57:00 UTC 2008


Scott Kitterman pisze:
>>> Doesn't wubi install Ubuntu into an existing Windows partition?
>> Exactly. And then Ubuntu will happily let you create files that you
>> can't read in Windows. It's weird.
>>
> It just ocurred to me that when you email files, odds are the receiver is using Windows.  Perhaps all the mail clients should be patched with similar warnings?  That's probably a lot more common than copying from one partition to another.

There's no need for that. If you receive an email attachement with a 
windows-illegal filename then the windows filesystem will refuse to save 
it under such name and you will be prompted for a name change.

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