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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: [properties]Why .properties instead of XML?
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2003 18:11:55 GMT
Jason Dillon wrote:

>> Also, why name some XML files as .conf files?  Can't they be named .xml
>> to easily identify them as XML files?  May be like {some-name}-conf.xml?
>> Or put all configuration files under a conf directory with XML
>> extension?
> Why does it matter?  There are XML Schema files which have an .xsd 
> extension.  They are xml files, but I would not suggest using .xml over 
> .xsd.

One semi-common convention is to name them .xconf to identify them as XML
Configuration files.  Also there is .xlog (XML Log configuration file).


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