Re: file types

David Perrell (davidp@earthlink.net)
Thu, 24 Oct 1996 23:02:47 -0700


Message-Id: <199610250604.XAA29371@norway.it.earthlink.net>
From: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>
To: <www-html@w3.org>, "Walter Ian Kaye" <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: file types
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 1996 23:02:47 -0700

Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> BTW, XLS is used for workbooks in 5.0; XLA is for an add-in (in Excel
> 4 and earlier the .XLA's are editable like XLM's; in 5.0 and later
> .XLA's are compiled binaries). Workbooks in 4.0 were .XLW, although
> earlier versions of Excel used .XLW for work*space* files, which
> simply remembered which windows/documents were open and where...
> 
> The new PageMaker 6.5 uses a .P65 extension under Windows.
> Methinks the 8.3 namespace is getting a bit crowded!

Death to FAT. Et tu, FAT32.

David Perrell