Ext File Specs, Using, File Specification Differences
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With extended file names, there are two possible naming styles for file specifications: traditional (ODS-2 compliant) and extended (ODS-5 compliant). The following topics describe these naming styles. See also the OpenVMS User's Manual and the Guide to OpenVMS File Applications for more information about file specifications in Extended File Specifications.
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