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Posted By: Dan LeGate <>
Date: Tuesday, 9 June 1998, at 11:07 a.m.

In Response To: Re: Yeah, it should (Mathias)

> But in Windows95 it is *not* possible to delete a directory
> named "UPPERcase" by accident while you've inteded to
> delete a different directory named "upperCASE" instead,
> right ?
> "DireCtorY" and "diREctOry" doesn't care
> Windows95 to be distincted, so why should it care ZTreeWin's PRUNE?

Hmmm... Mathias, do those two sentences contradict each other? I can't tell - it's getting late here :-). And I'm trying to think *how* you'd ask Win95 to delete a dir called "upperCASE" instead of the directory which is actually named "UPPERcase". Command prompt? In explorer you'd just hit delete.

Kim, this may be more easily solved by adding a case option to the new choice to keep everyone happy. I'm sure you're thinking "If I added an option for every complaint, ALT-F10 would be a nightmare to use - not to mention to program." :)

Hmmm.. I just thought of something a little scary (to me). Hypothetical situation: I'm using Ztree on another user's computer and I don't know that it's set for "DirName" confirmation for prunes... if I'm in the habit of cancelling my standard Alt-P.R.U.N.E keystrokes by pressing ENTER early (which I'm personally not, but this is hypothetical) then I could unintentionally delete directories named p, pr, pru, or prun with this new option. I would imagine that most Xtree/ZTree users get pretty quick with their keystrokes after a while - that's the beauty of these programs. So, I could imagine in this hypothetical circumstance, someone might not take the time to read that it actually says "Enter the directory name" or whatever it says. Does that make sense? There may be a slim chance of this ever happening, but if the chance is there... I don't know ... just running of at the mouth (keyboard) again. :)

I suppose you could add a feature that checks for those four directory names (p, pr, pru, prun) and does a double confirmation in those cases.

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