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Comment: Re:Hiding it and always was a bad idea (Score 1) 564

by LDAPMAN (#49175853) Attached to: Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

There is no reason the OS can't show you the metadata associated with the file when you do a file listing. Also, if they are really that necessary then why can I name a Linux executable anything I extension necessary. Part of the point here is that you can't trust file extensions.

Good discussion of the issues are at and

Have you ever noticed that the people who are always trying to tell you `there's a time for work and a time for play' never find the time for play?