[Esa-l] Double Extensions fails

Simon Matthews simon at paxonet.com
Wed Feb 14 10:22:32 PST 2001

What I would like to see (if possible) would be an 'exceptions' list -- for 
example *.tar.gz. and  Building exceptions with the current system is 
rather difficult!


At 07:13 AM 2/14/01 -0800, Dave Clendenan wrote:
>It still looks to me like blocking double extensions will
>trap 'filename.date.extension'
>This would cause various problems here, is there any way
>of narrowing the scope of what gets blocked.
>I'm thinking a second list of  extensions, that would be
>checked against the first of a pair of extensions, if the
>second was one to be mangled.
>so it'd block 'file.jpg.exe' and 'file.bat.exe' but not
>'file.feb3.doc'   Can you see a cleaner way of having this
>type of test?
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