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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: [HEADSUP] Committed skin package system
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2003 20:46:34 GMT
> >>Also changed from jar packages to zips (we don't use the manifest).
> > 
> > So should we change the extension? You began with .fsj for
> > "forrest skin jar". Perhaps .fsz
> 
> ...(in another mail you wrote)
>  > Du'oh ... how about .zip
> 
> Dunno, if it's a zip it's easy to open by double-clicking, and has a 
> real mime-type. On the other hand it's generic, and even Openoffics has 
> a different extension even if they are using zips... what do others prefer?
> 
>   *.zip?
>   *.fsz?
>   *.forrestskin.zip?
>   *.fs.zip?


*.zip

Name it what it is.  Anything other extension will confuse people.  Any prefix to the extension
seems unnecessary.  .zip is simple and to the point.  We don't name our xconf files fxconf
or *.forrest.xconf or anything like that. 


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Dave Brondsema
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