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Re: how execute a script

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 1:02 PM, Chris Bannister
<cbannister@slingshot.co.nz> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 09:31:53AM -0500, shawn wilson wrote:
>> On Nov 16, 2015 5:37 PM, "Lisi Reisz" <lisi.reisz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > department has been trying for an hour".  Puzzled, because I thought I had
>> > sent a .pdf, and had checked that it opened fine in Evince, I looked at
>> the
>> > file - groaned - and renamed scan-foo to scan-foo.pdf.  When resent it
>> communicated (via its extension). If you create a pdf, it is bad to not
>> have the pdf extension - you've lost data.
> How have you lost data?

You loose what the file type (data) should be if you save a file w/o
an extension. Again, this is fine for an installed program (no one
cares as long as it works) but not so good for data that is processed
by another program or a script I want to edit.

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