It is 2018 and this error message is a mistake from 1974. This limitation, which is still found in the very latest Windows 10, dates back to before Star Wars.
@yogthos path names too long *cough*
@yogthos this is amazing. i had no idea.
@brennen yeah same
@yogthos You act as if they've been paid many billions of dollars for Windows.
@yogthos I've been long avoiding naming files on Linux like 'aux' or 'con' exactly because of that habit :-)
"these special files still work, FORTY FOUR FUCKING YEARS LATER"
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