Last modified: 2006-06-26 22:30:06 UTC
I feel it would be logical and prudent for any person uploading to to give it a
Multiple files with identical filenames with identical extensions are
problematic (example: Example.png and Example.pNg). Mediawiki currently allows
the upload of files with identical filenames and extension with only diference
being case diference.
I see no use of having Example.png and its diferent variants (case diferences)
aside from inflicting confusion. I was also informed that there had been issues
of Wikia logos being the wrong case.
There is the matter of existing images requiring a rename... but that can be
dealt with later. Firtly we should prevent any newer images with wierd cases.
We got *tons* of images with .PNG or .JPG; eventually a script could clean up
I support this idea. I'd prefer having all the image names in lowercase, but
even partial solution like preventing uppercase filename extensions would be good.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4421 ***