Re: ftp transfers of .htm to .html

Adam Thodey (athodey@engin.umich.edu)
Mon, 8 May 1995 12:18:42 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Mon, 8 May 1995 12:18:42 -0400 (EDT)
From: Adam Thodey <athodey@engin.umich.edu>
Subject: Re: ftp transfers of .htm to .html
To: Eric Dorion <Eric.Dorion@cua.ulaval.ca>
Cc: Multiple recipients of list <www-html@www10.w3.org>
In-Reply-To: <9505081407.AA11918@hermes.ulaval.ca>
Message-Id: <Pine.3.87.9505081242.B8640-0100000@chinook.engin.umich.edu>

On Mon, 8 May 1995, Eric Dorion wrote:

> At 11:22 27/4/1995 +0500, Alexander, Larry wrote:
> >I am currently creating HTML files on my PC. The file name extensions are 
> >obviously filename.htm. When I ftp these over to my Sun workstation httpd 
> >server, I would like the filenames to be filename.html. Does anyone know of 
> >a quick and dirty method to rename these files when they are ftp'ed to the 
> >Sun? It's a real pain to remember to rename these all of the time.
> >
> >Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> >
> >
> >Larry Alexander
> >
> >
> >
> It's fairly easy to write a PERL script to rename your files but another
> question arises in "Will I have to change all my URLs in my html files to
> include the missing 'l' ?".
> Well the answer is no since you can already write your URLs like:
> 
> <A HREF="myfile.html"> This is a valid link to the local file myfile.htm on
> my PC</A>
> 
> The advantage is quite obvious isn't it?
> 

you can use the UNIX command mv to change it... or if you are using RAPID 
FILER (for Windows) just highlight and it and choose rename and add the "L"


ADAM

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