Re: .text or .txt
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001 14:06:22 -0500
Branden Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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
I'd frankly prefer some sort of strong typing mechanism on the filesystem
(like in MacOS), but that wouldn't be altogether helpful here. Just a thought
I had when I read this...