JSI Tip 0185 - NTFS and FAT naming conventions.


NTFS
FAT
Length 255 including extentions
(253 from the command line)
8.3 convention
Excluded
characters
 ? " / \ * | : < >
  . " / \ \[ \] : ; | = , ? * + < > space
Reserved
words
none CON, AUX, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4
LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, PRN, NUL
(see Tip 167)
Start
With
Any Letter or Number
Case
sensitive
no, but case is preserved converted to uppercase



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