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"it used the file extension .mallox"

So now I find myself cheering on it the Bad Guys, who can be bothered to learn that it has been a long time since file name extensions were restricted to three or less characters.

Looking at the current darling of the programming world who decided to use .rs instead of .rust, just as the latest example.

And the Bad Guys even know you can append extra extensions, like myfile.txt.fargo3, which could open so many avenues if more people knew about it (see more in the file rants.markdown.txt)

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