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Uploads stripped of additional period and made lower case. Why? (2 posts)

  1. Tonohono
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Why does the WordPress uploader strip additional periods from filenames, and convert them to lower case?
    For example, if I upload Generic_Tarball.tar.bz2 the uploader renames it to generic_tarballtar.bz2
    Wholly unacceptable.

    This behavior makes no sense, and forces one to either upload such a named file manually, or manually alter it's row in the database.

  2. bburdick
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I agree. That is some braindead logic. I sincerely hope that they consider this a bug.

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