From:  Ron Hunter <rphunter@charter.net>
Date:  11 Jan 2005 10:18:51 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/netscape.public.mozilla.editor
Subject:  

Re: Bill Gates as he presents the Windows Media Player system crash

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Blair Sutton wrote:
> Ron Hunter wrote:
> 
>> jasonandrews@yahoo.com wrote:
>>
>>> The movie clip everyone is looking for, Bill Gates as he presents the 
>>> Windows Media Player system crash
>>>
>>
>> Ok, guys.  Here is the living proof that what I said about TB's 
>> presentation of file names is DANGEROUS, DANGEROUS, DANGEROUS!  You 
>> MIGHT think this is a .mov file, since you can't see the .exe 
>> following it.  Maybe if a few of the programmers get a virus from it, 
>> they will do as I suggested MONTHS ago and ALWAYS display the FULL 
>> NAME of any attachment!
> 
> 
> I agree. If there's a restriction on attachment name length we should 
> place the ellipses in the centre i.e. Bill...es.mov.exe. Thus making the 
> extension clear as well as the beginning of the file name.
That would be much better than what we have now, but I still suggest 
only the full filename is satisfactory.  I would rather not have ANY 
attachments window if it can't display the full filename.