Re: History behind 30 character name limit?
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 11:21:14 -0800 (PST)
On Mar 6, 10:55 am, Mark D Powell <Mark.Pow..._at_eds.com> wrote:
> On Mar 6, 9:46 am, Thomas Kellerer <YQDHXVLMU..._at_spammotel.com> wrote:
> > gazzag, 06.03.2008 14:59:
> > > However, many years ago I was on a Windows NT course (don't ask) and
> > > someone in the group asked the trainer if Microsoft had overcome the
> > > "limit" of allowing a maximum of 256 characters in a filename.
> > I think it's actually 256 character for a _path_name, which using deeply nested directories can easily be reached.
> > Thomas
> But only MS though making excessive nesting of user files standard was
> a good idea.
Aw, now you've got me racking my brains trying to remember which oracle product I had trouble backing up because of this.
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