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Re: .text or .txt

On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 11:55:51AM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> Most of the text versions of manuals on the ftp site seem to use the
> .txt suffix.  All files generated from the policy package use .text,
> though.  Would there be any objections to moving from .text to .txt
> for policy?

I anti-object.  ".txt", while evocative of a well-known old operating
system's extremely limited filesystem, is about as close to a universal
signifier for a plain text file as exists.  Deviating from that seems a bit

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