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Re: Compressed LDraw files
avatarJanuary 29, 2013 04:17PM
The problem with double extensions is that they have essentially zero support in any operating systems. The operating system sees the final extension, and nothing else, so the files become solely compressed files. I think Roland wants the files to be "compressed LDraw" files. That way, when a user double-clicks on one, it opens LDCad automatically. It's not appropriate for LDCad to claim to open all .gz files, because it can't do that; it can only open these specific ones. So if double extensions were used, LDCad could not be reasonably made the proper handler for them.
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Compressed LDraw files Roland Melkert576January 29, 2013 12:33PM
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Re: Compressed Library was Re: Compressed LDraw files Ben Supnik317January 31, 2013 12:26PM
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Re: Compressed Library was Re: Compressed LDraw files Steffen403February 02, 2013 05:34PM
Re: Compressed Library was Re: Compressed LDraw files Tim Gould328January 31, 2013 04:02PM
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Re: Compressed LDraw files Ben Supnik324January 30, 2013 01:15PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Roland Melkert315January 30, 2013 02:07PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Allen Smith282January 30, 2013 08:39PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Roland Melkert313January 31, 2013 01:06PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Travis Cobbs320January 31, 2013 01:59PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Travis Cobbs284January 29, 2013 12:46PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Roland Melkert271January 29, 2013 01:57PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Steffen269January 29, 2013 03:23PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Travis Cobbs320January 29, 2013 04:17PM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Roland Melkert329January 30, 2013 10:49AM
Re: Compressed LDraw files Steffen308February 02, 2013 05:33PM



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