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From "Yoav Shapira" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Rename all STATUS files to STATUS.txt
Date Wed, 14 Nov 2007 01:12:32 GMT

On Nov 13, 2007 6:22 PM, Mark Thomas <> wrote:
> In an effort to make my life easier (and that of anyone else working on
> Windows) I'd like to change the STATUS files to STATUS.txt files since this
> will allow me to use the default text editor for them. At the moment every
> time I double click on a STATUS file to edit it, I have to select a text
> editor and it is getting rather tiresome.

+1.  In general I'm in favor of giving all files extensions as
applicable, for easier recognition at-a-glance.

> Alternatively, if anyone knows a workaround so I can just double click and
> edit that would be fine too.

I'm sure every modern OS has such a mechanism somewhere in its bowels,
but I think the benefits of having an extension on the file name are
worth the effort regardless.


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