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Colons in file names on VMS and OS/400 ?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2016 16:07:45 +0100 (CET)

Hi John and Patrick,

As we're fixing how we save to file names with bad characters, like colons on
windows, are there any of those on VMS or OS/400 that we should
consider/filter out? This is really only a curl tool concern, but you're my
go-to people for these platforms! =)

I'm mostly curious if there are characters that have "magic" functionality and
perhaps not as much if they simply cause a failure if you try to create such a

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