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2007.07.03 18:37 "[Tiff] BigTIFF extension?", by Phil Harvey
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2007.07.09 16:11 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF extension", by Stephen Carlsen
2007.07.09 16:21 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF extension", by Andy Cave
2007.07.09 16:25 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF extension", by Gary McGath
2007.07.09 18:36 "[Tiff] Re: BigTIFF extension", by Phil Harvey
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2007.07.09 18:36 "[Tiff] Re: BigTIFF extension", by Phil Harvey

On 9-Jul-07, at 1:40 PM, Stephen Carlsen wrote:

Most of use can use filenames longer than 8.3 these days. So how about agreeing on a convention to use a 2-part file extension for BigTIFF files: ".x.tif" or some such thing.

This won't work because filesystems exist which only allow a single "." in a file name.

- Phil