[twg-tds] [gaulle@idris.fr: a TDS question]

Paul Vojta vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU
Mon Jun 30 19:09:24 CEST 2003

> Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 00:21:51 +0200
> From: karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry)
> To: reinhard.kotucha at web.de
> Subject: Re: [twg-tds] [gaulle at idris.fr: a TDS question]
> Cc: twg-tds at tug.org, gaulle at idris.fr
> I think this is more recognizing existing practice.  The only problem I
> see with it is that the exact syntax
>   \input dir/file
> with / as the separator will not work on MS-DOS and older Mac versions,
> so the .tex file would not be portable.  Can someone confirm that it
> does work in MacOSX?

MS-DOS (the operating system) does accept / as a path separator.
It would only be a problem if the application program or libraries
require you to use \.

--Paul Vojta, vojta at math.berkeley.edu

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