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[Q] Extended ASCII chars in filename -- disadvantage?   [Q]

By: Laurent Duchastel     Montréal, Québec  
Date: Jan 13,2019 at 17:42
In Response to: [Q] Extended ASCII chars in filename -- disadvantage? (Leonard R. Miller)

> Using LibreOffice Writer under Windows 10 I'm thinking of
> constructing a filename using characters like 179 │, or 221 ▌ as
> visual word separators. [depress Alt numpad 221 release]
>
> Such as alligator ▌ reptile.ods
> or
> like alligator▌reptile.odt
>
> Any downsides that you see?
> Len

It might not be read or even allowed with some programs, cloud plateform, or with different OS.

See for instance: https://support.office.com/en-us/article...5-b3d2-eb39e07630fa#invalidcharacters

Milage vary.


Laurent Duchastel

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