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Re: File Extensions in Cache Questionaire

Subject: Re: File Extensions in Cache Questionaire
From: Tim Altman
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 11:34:12 -0500
Newsgroups: opera.general

On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 22:34:41 +0000, Matthew Winn
<o*@matthewwinn.me.urk> wrote:

>On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 16:22:24 -0500, Tim Altman
><do.not@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 10:36:21 +0000, Matthew Winn
>> <o*@matthewwinn.me.urk> wrote:
>> 
>> >On Thu, 13 Nov 2008 23:25:42 -0500, Tim Altman
>> ><do.not@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >
>> >> 1) How do you interact with the cached files, i.e. what doesn't work
>> >> in 9.5+ that does work for you in 9.27-?  For instance, do you archive
>> >> all image files from the cache or use a text editor with the cached
>> >> files that relies on file extensions for syntax highlighting?
>> >
>> >Examining images from cache, and also capturing video streams for
>> >replaying when the embedded video player follows a bandwidth-
>> >destroying policy of redownloading the video if I want to watch
>> >it again or even rewind it a little.
>> 
>> OK.  So, you need the ability to sort based on file type and act on
>> the sorted files.
>
>Along with the ability to actually see the content of the files in a
>suitable viewer.

Right.  By "act on", I meant something along the lines of export them
(with file extensions) to a directory for manipulation by another
program.

>> >Then there's the matter of viewing source. The syntax highlighting
>> >issue is especially annoying, as is the inability to trigger filetype-
>> >specific settings in the editor.
>> 
>> *nod* What text editor do you use?
>
>Vim. It _can_ do some content sniffing if set up for it, but setting
>it up that way interferes with my use of it as a normal editor.

OK.

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Tim Altman
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