[OS X TeX] i-Installer & Jaguar (10.2) Trivial Fix

Gerben Wierda Sherlock at rna.nl
Tue Oct 8 03:48:23 EDT 2002

On Tuesday, Oct 8, 2002, at 08:04 Europe/Amsterdam, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> About ":" versus "/" as path separator: it is all the more unfortunate 
> as "/" is the traditional separator for dates in French, and maybe in 
> other languages, of the form dd/mm/yyyy (today = 08/10/2002). I have a 
> lot of stored correspondance on my disk, dating back to my pre-OS X 
> days, made of files with names recipient-dd/mm/yyyy.tex. With some 
> applications I can still work with these files, with others I have to 
> rename them. I have also noticed that some OS X applications don't 
> allow the use of either ":" or "/" (one of the two, I don't remember 
> which one) in the Save window, these are converted to "-" as you type 
> them.

I have been using unix a lot and have the same storage. The slashes 
become directory separators, but there is nothing nasty about that. 
Though to let that behave logically I use yyyy/mm as year-month.


and yyy and mm are directories. Works just as well.


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