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Re: how execute a script

* shawn wilson <ag4ve.us@gmail.com> [2015-11-17 13:08 -0500]:

> 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:


> >> 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.

PDF files are recognized by their header not their extension. Create
a test.pdf. Copy it to test and test.blo. They will always be
recognized as pdf documents from evince and alike.

 >what IMHO then?
  IMHO - Inhalation of a Multi-leafed Herbal Opiate ;)
              --posting from alex in debian-user--

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