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From "Scott M Stark" <>
Subject Re: Ant Principles
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2000 21:27:31 GMT
> >   In cases where the user must specify an absolute path on a
> >   windows machine that starts with a drive letter, it should look like
> >   'C:/foo/bar'
> Um, am I the only one who sees that this is ambiguous? Does c:/foo mean c 
> and then /foo or c:\foo?
Yes this is a problem. If your going to use the unix style paths and separators
then drive letters would have to be specified using a compatible syntax. For
example the cygnus bash shell allows //drive/unix_path to handle drives on windows
so the above would be //c/foo

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