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"In Windows you have case sensitive extensions, but you can't put these two files in the same directory. Why not?" If a drive is formatted as NTFS you can have both example.JPG and example.jpg. However, if you attempt to open one of these files in a Win32 application, such as Notepad, you would only have access to one of the files, regardless of the ...


NTFS is Case Sensitive (& depending on how you view the glass , it might be a good thing or a bad thing). In reality, achieving Case Insensitivity was a challenge in the early days since you had to NOT differentiate between ASCII values for a-z & A-Z . There is no way to make Windows (the OS) case sensitive even though NTFS (the File System) used by ...

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