[ardour-dev] Fwd: Re: [ardour-users] Invalid filename

Rob Fell robin.fell at ntlworld.com
Sat Jan 8 03:28:17 PST 2005

nick mainsbridge wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 21:47 -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
>>>I guess I'm not clear why this has to be a problem. Why does Ardour
>>>need to put this character in file names? What's the purpose?
>>mark, i am suprised - you more than anyone should know this, since it
>>was your observations that led to it being added. its there to provide
>>a clear separator between the filename per se and the "L" and "R"
>>identifiers that ardour adds when importing the file or creating new
>>capture files. if someone names their mono track FILL, we get FILL.wav
>>which could potentially be confused with FILL.wav, the sister of
>>FILR.wav. So we add a character.
>>I'll switch to % ...
> is it possible to enclose the L and R with []?
> FILL[L].wav looks readable..

Or you could append an 'M' for mono tracks - hence ensuring the last 
character is always a 'channel indicator'?


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