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Subject: Re: new extension for talkbox directory clip: ".dirname.tbx"

Re: new extension for talkbox directory clip: ".dirname.tbx"

From: Jack <>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 13:51:11 +0100

Sure, I will. Where do I download the source for Windows again?

Oh yea, any Peer to Peer network, now ;-)


On 14.04.2004 at 01:01 AM BlueChip wrote:

>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?

Jack (My Website)

Received on 2004-04-14

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