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To: Robert Donn <squirk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx, Freeciv users <freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Freeciv] An illustrated freeciv game
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 19:12:08 -0600

On Sun, Nov 15, 1998 at 09:57:17PM +1300, Robert Donn wrote:

> > If you want a MIME type, you need a more unique extension.  Lots of programs
> > use .sav.
> If we go for the standard, DOS-imposed three-letter extension, then I
> suggest either '.fcs' ("FreeCiv Save", +descriptive and +true but -not
> immediately understandable) or '.civ' (+pronounciation-compatible with .sav,
> +sight-understandable, -not FreeCiv specific.).
> If we don't, I suggest ".freeciv".

How 'bout .fciv?  Unix has no trouble with lng extensions.  .freeciv is a
bit too long, though (nothing like reducing the number of columsn in my ls...)

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