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Re^2: Why are there no errors when opening a filename that contains colons on Win10

by Lotus1 (Vicar)
on Oct 11, 2019 at 20:10 UTC ( #11107350=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Why are there no errors when opening a filename that contains colons on Win10
in thread Why are there no errors when opening a filename that contains colons on Win10

soonix, thanks! Your explanation and links helped me to finally understand. The Microsoft page provided a simple demonstration at the command prompt:

> echo hello > test:stream > more < test:stream
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