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Re: [SLE] [10.1] Planar PNR19 LCD
  • From: Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 08:48:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605200848.30505.leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
On Saturday 20 May 2006 06:04, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> Carl,
>
> On Friday 19 May 2006 20:37, Carl Hartung wrote:
> > On Friday 19 May 2006 23:32, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > > A gzipped tar file usually has a .tgz extension.
> >
> > Hi Ken,
> >
> > Is that the convention? I regularly see both but I've never really
> > thought much about it. Am I going to have to unlearn this habit? :-)
>
> No. You should stick to .tar.gz. The combined extension, .tgz, is an old
> and now deprecated convention.

I think it was invented for those OS'es that can handle only 3 characters in
filename extensions. AFAIK the restriction has disappeared, but apparently
the habit did not.

> > Carl
>
> Randall Schulz

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