Andrew Senior <aws(a)watson.ibm.com> writes:
I use XEmacs under cygin on Win2k for my mail (using VM), and use
"queued mail" feature for writing mail when offline. It didn't work on
recent versions of smtpmail - because filenames where the messages
were stored had colons in them.
I don't think this should happen, as there is a call to
(file-data (convert-standard-filename file-data))
which should remove the colons if I understand it correctly (I don't
use Windows). This is how it was solved in Emacs, and it seems like
the right thing to me (no need to make all users suffers the
limitations of one file system). Can you find out why the call
Stupid question: if you evaluate (convert-standard-filename "foo:bar"),
what does it return? For me (21.5.9 and 21.4.10 but native Windows) it
returns "foo!bar" which is OK.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.