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Long File Names

Long File Names — In the last few issues, we’ve been talking about long file names in Windows 95, and how these names are truncated to an alternate 11-character (8-dot-3) version in many cases, including when transferring files to a floppy and then reading them on a Macintosh.

David Kilzer <[email protected]> wrote in to alert us that Apple is now offering better support for long file names on floppy disks and other media via PC Exchange 2.2, part of the just-released Mac OS 8.1, a free update to Mac OS 8.0. [GF]

<http://www.apple.com/macos/8.1/feat.html>


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