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Section: 99 [filesys.ts::fs.def.filename] Status: TS Submitter: CH-2 Opened: 2014-01-20 Last modified: 2017-07-30
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Filename lengths are also implementation dependent. This is not the same as FILENAME_MAX that specifies the maximum length of pathnames.
Add a bullet: "Length of filenames."
[2014-02-07, Beman Dawes provides wording]
Change 4.7 [fs.def.filename]:
The name of a file. Filenames dot and dot-dot have special meaning. The following characteristics of filenames are operating system dependent:
The permitted characters. [Example: Some operating systems prohibit the ASCII control characters (0x00-0x1F) in filenames. — end example].
Filenames that are not permitted.
Filenames that have special meaning.
Case awareness and sensitivity during path resolution.
Special rules that may apply to file types other than regular files, such as directories.