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From: Jeff Smith (1:282/1031)
To: All
Date: Sat, 04.03.17 00:56
Filegate file releases.
Hello Allen,

>> A reminder to ALL FDN Coordinators that you should ONLY be sending out 8X3
>> filenames!

> I know I'm still pretty new to the Filegate crowd, but I am most
> curious as to why we are still sticking to the 8x3 filenames.

I would surmise that even though many and possibly most can deal with long
filenames. Some still can't. Therefore to be as compatible to the most as
possible 8x3 filenames are being required.


Jeff



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