Re: MIME extensions.

John Kodis wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 05, 1999 at 02:33:00PM -0500, James M. Cape wrote:
> > I have the suggestion set as "By default, ship with both upper and lower
> > case extensions for all file types which it applies to." The already
> > existing wish to allow the user to edit existing file type extensions
> > will allow for adding the .XYZ where applicable.
> That'll catch most cases, until someone starts using mixed-case
> extensions, such as Report.Gnumeric (much less the
> too-wretched-to-contemplate Report.GnuMeric).
> I'm afraid that eventually this will require a case-blind default
> match, with some qualifier to indicate that an exact match is
> required.
> -- John Kodis.

IMHO, the 3|33+ d00ds who MiX FiLe ExTeNsiON CaSE deserve whatever they

But yes, a better solution is needed. Perhaps a "Case insensitive"
checkbox in the Edit/Add dialogs? (Most extensions would then ship with
this option set.)

I will update the suggestion accordingly.

    Jim Cape

    "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them
     pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
        -- Winston Churchill

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