I'm using Nero "burning ROM".
I've counted around 166 characters in total, give or take a few characters.
Here's one of the paths where the file at the very end (HD floppy-disk drive.sbd) is missing on the CD copy:
C:\Mine dokumenter\Mitt Internett\Mozilla
brukerprofiler\Hallvard g5ju7ow.slt\Mail\archive\arkivert.sbd\2004.sbd\Computing.sbd\Atari ST.sbd\HD floppy-disk drive.sbd
Wait a minute... it's actually less than that, because the folder I drag over to Nero to burn is "Mozilla brukerprofiler", meaning that Nero would have this path to deal with:
Mozilla brukerprofiler\Hallvard g5ju7ow.slt\Mail\archive\arkivert.sbd\2004.sbd\Computing.sbd\Atari ST.sbd\HD floppy-disk drive.sbd
Regarding the 8 folder deep issue, I did a little experiment...
I created a folder with 10 folders within each other, and each folder contains a text file as well, with the level number on it (i.e. "1.txt" within the first folder, "2.txt" within the second folder and so on) so I could easily determine if anything and what would be missing. It looks like this:
Well, it transferred just fine to the CD using Nero, so apparently that's not the problem.
When I try to burn the CD with the email backup I get an error message telling me that I've either exceeded the 8 folder limit or I'm using more than 255 character. This doesn't seem correct to me as I've bypassed the 8 folder llimit with the "ISO" settings that comes up when I start the program and want to create a new CD.
I've set it to:
ISO level 2 (31 characters)
Allow path depth of more than 8 directories
Allow more than 255 characters in path
I've taken a screenshot of it here: http://home.c2i.net/w-460389/nero_iso_settings.jpg
So the settings should be OK, right?
But when I try to burn the CD (by going to "File", then "Write CD") I get an error message telling me that I've either exceeded the 8 folder or 255 character limit. This makes no sense!!!
Here's a screenshot of that error message: