Re: Period before File Extensions

Subject: Re: Period before File Extensions
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 1997 14:53:25 -0800

At 02:41 PM 2/24/97 -0800, Melinda Carr wrote:

>My question is, how do you read this out loud? This is important because
>it determines which indefinite article to use.
>For example, if I say "aitch eff tee" then I would say "an aitch eff tee
>file." If I say "dot aitch eff tee" or then I would say "a dot aitch eff
>tee file."
Since in ordinary conversation I seldom hear "dot aitch eff tee," I would go
with the other formulation.

--Wayne Douglass

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