Hi,

At Oct.19,2001 21:48:30, <chris.morris / snelling.com> wrote on
  "[ruby-talk:22736] File::SEPARATOR for W2k?" :
> I was under the impression that File::SEPARATOR is platform specific. I
> tried to find a previous post about this, but didn't dig anything up. Is my
> impression wrong?

Windows API recognize both `/' and `\' as path separator.
So, this is not wrong behavior.
And, Ruby provides File::ALT_SEPARATOR for platform specific
path separator.

Of course, someone feel that it's strange that the primary
separator is `/'.
I think that it's for compatibility with UNIX like systems.


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