[Scribus] .sla.gz file association in Windows

Craig Ringer craig
Thu Aug 30 19:28:57 CEST 2007

Craig Bradney wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> Subject: Re: [Scribus] .sla.gz file association in Windows
>> From: Marcin Szafran <jm_sz at vp.pl>
>> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
>> Date: 30-08-2007 12:39
>> Wiadomosc napisana przez Pierre Marchand, 30.08.2007 12:22, zawierala 
>> m.in. takie slowa:
>>>> maybe compressed Scribus' docs should have different ext (.slagz for
>>>> example - unfortunatelly slag is not quite good ;)?
>>> Maybe ".slz" ?
>> good, i think :)
>> developers, what do you think about it?
> We have previously discussed changing the format extensions when we make
> more format changes later in the 1.3.x series, which will then have a second
> mimetype attached. (sla is vnd.scribus)

Personally I see little utility in the use of an .sla.gz extension. Why
not just deflate the XML data and use .sla ? It should be trivial to
detect by looking at the first few bytes of the file, and many XML
libraries will do so automatically.

Craig Ringer

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