[Vm-dev] [OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm] FileAttributesPlugin 2.0.6 (#321)

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Wed Dec 19 22:01:57 UTC 2018

On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 08:36:47PM +0000, Alistair Grant wrote:
> Hi Tobias & Tim,
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 10:52:11AM -0800, tim Rowledge wrote:
> >  
> > 
> > I think all I can really do is offer my sympathies at this point; I remember with shudders that similar problems of different rules for different volumes/fstypes on Win/NT plagued me when I rewrote the filename classes for VW back in '94 or so.
> Thanks :-)
> But VW did (still does?) have quite a nice model for the file system.  
> It didn't take much for me to adapt it to VMS, which uses a somewhat 
> different naming convention to Windows and Unix.  This was around about 
> the same time - VW2.5.

Oh cool, a VMS guy :-) We've been needing an OpenVMS port for years!


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