Why Adobe surrounds some directory names with parentheses?

Participant ,
Feb 10, 2022 Feb 10, 2022

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Hello there! Does anybody know why Adobe surrounds some directory names in its products with parentheses?

 

I use InDesign CS6 on Windows, and here are the filenames from C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe InDesign CS6\Required:

 

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I'm somewhat obsessive about naming files. Surrounding filenames with parentheses might be a useful practice I'm not aware of 🙂

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 12, 2022 Feb 12, 2022
This is the folder structure of resources created by the OpenDoc Framework Resource Compiler, most notably for plug-ins that the program requires. Don't be messing with them no matter how obessive you are about names! 

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 12, 2022 Feb 12, 2022
Those are seen in non-English environments in the local Language Term.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 12, 2022 Feb 12, 2022

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This is a Windows feature, I believe

 

They can indicate that the date is not part of the name or what is in the folder.

You can see on Windows own file system

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Sorry, I don't think this makes sense to me :‑)

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This is the folder structure of resources created by the OpenDoc Framework Resource Compiler, most notably for plug-ins that the program requires. Don't be messing with them no matter how obessive you are about names! 😉

 

 

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Those are seen in non-English environments in the local Language Term.

 

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