Re: File chooser API for formats in Save mode

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 04:12:22PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Jody Goldberg <jody gnome org> writes:
> >     3.1) We should display filename == 'foo' rather than 'foo.xls'
> > 	 if the extension matches the extension for the currently
> > 	 selected type.
> Why is that? I don't understand how this could be more helpful than
> confusing.

The goal was to have a clear separation between a user calling the
file 'foo' and using the extension associated with the type, and the
user calling the file 'foo.xls' and not allowing the app to change
> >        Do we really need more than one extension
> > 	 per type ?  An xls is different from an xlt
> A ".tiff" is the same type as ".tif"

Good point.

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