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Re: [zzdev] File extension: fly in ointment
- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [zzdev] File extension: fly in ointment
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 05 Oct 1998 19:07:04 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <19981002142730.G3343@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Unforch CNS say they don't want ZZ files to open
automatically from the whatchamacallit table.
Say it's a security risk.
At 02:27 PM 10/2/98 +1000, you wrote:
>On Fri, Oct 02, 1998 at 09:51:20PM +1000, Gossamer wrote:
>> We've been calling the data file zigzag.data so the issue hasn't come
>> up but should we really have a standard extension for zigzag data
>Sure, it comes in handy for DOS / Windows systems that like extensions.
>> If we're going to include several examples in with the disctribution,
>> I'd imagine they'd all be called something like:
>> Is .zz what we want to use though? Or .zig, or something else?
>Yes, I think we'd agreed to standardise on the .zz extension.
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