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Too many file extensions
Is that a problem (opinion)
Marshall




msg:658812
 4:38 am on Dec 3, 2001 (gmt 0)

With all the possible file extensions one can use: .htm, .html, .shtm, .shtml, .cfm, .asp, and so on, and so on, do you think it can be a problem for site visitors especially if they're trying to type in a specific URL? Most people think of .htm or .html, not the others. Just curious.

 

tedster




msg:658813
 4:43 am on Dec 3, 2001 (gmt 0)

Yes, I do think it can be a problem. I try never to publicize an URL in print that needs a file extension — I always make them directory indexes, for exactly that reason.

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