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Subject: Re: new extension for talkbox directory clip: ".dirname.tbx"
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-04-14

Maybe some smart cookie could patch the windows core code such that it
supports filenames with no filename (just an extension; ie. first char is
".") ...this would make windows far more compatable with rockbox :)

At 00:53 14/04/04, you wrote:
>I guess I am okay with it no matter what it is, but if we are changing it,
>why not take off that dot in front, as that causes many problems in
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Touillaud Nicolas" <>
>To: "Rockbox development" <>
>Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 4:20 AM
>Subject: RE: new extension for talkbox directory clip: ".dirname.tbx"
>I think it's no big deal to change again, but I don't see the obvious
>advantage of using a non-cryptic, more than 3 letters extension...
>After all, if you understand mp3 = "mpeg 2 layer 3 audio file", or m3u =
>"playlist", then tbx = "mp3 used by talkbox" is not harder.
>As for a unique extension... Well, in a perfect world maybe, but it's too
>late: .nfo stands both for an "info" text file while WinXP recognize it as a
>"MSInfo Document" binary...
>But I see this from an "IT aware" point of view, if it makes it easier to
>understand for some people, maybe it's worth the effort.
>Quite an useless post :)
>-----Message d'origine-----
>De : [IDC]Dragon []
>Envoyé : mardi 13 avril 2004 10:53
>À : Rockbox development
>Objet : Re: new extension for talkbox directory clip: ".dirname.tbx"
> > I really hate cryptic three-letter acronyms. Why not just call the
> > files .talk instead? Much more legible, intuitive and unique.
>Hmm, you could have said so a few days earlier.
>Do we want to change it again, then?


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