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Author Jones, Douglas W.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Unix ♦ Directory management ♦ Scope rules ♦ File name interpretation ♦ File systems ♦ Macro parameters ♦ Text insertion ♦ Programming environments
Abstract When the data processed by a program span several files, the common practice of including file names as data in some of the files leads to difficulties in moving or sharing that data. In systems using tree structured directories, this problem can be solved by making a syntactic distinction between absolute and relative file names.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City (Jones, Douglas W.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 27
Issue Number 8
Page Count 3
Starting Page 782
Ending Page 784


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Source: ACM Digital Library