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dsnyder
09-28-2008, 01:37 PM
Could anyone explain the difference between the two? Most of the pages I've created are htm but that was not by any conscious choice. Would someone be so kind as to learn me good? Thanks

domedia
09-28-2008, 02:20 PM
It's just a file extension. The difference is just one character, and that's it, nothing else.
For some reason static html pages have had 2 extensions for a long time.

dsnyder
09-28-2008, 03:02 PM
Word. I'll stop searching for deeper meaning. Thanks.

d a v e
09-28-2008, 03:48 PM
dom - isn't it to do with the 8-3 filenaming convention of DOS or windows 3 or whatever it was?? where you were limited to 3 letter file extensions until later windows versions and so it used to be pretty much only .htm at first??

coloeagle
09-28-2008, 04:21 PM
dom - isn't it to do with the 8-3 filenaming convention of DOS or windows 3 or whatever it was?? where you were limited to 3 letter file extensions until later windows versions and so it used to be pretty much only .htm at first??

Correct Dave, no advantage to the use of one over the other except people have become accustomed to seeing more of html over htm

digitaldesperad
10-16-2008, 06:51 PM
Htm...is just a shorter way of writing HTML, but both are the same type of extention file name. But it is best that you use html because it is just a lazy way of writing the extension. And it can be that much more work to add an L at the end can it?

Porke
10-16-2008, 06:58 PM
Down with Microsoft!
I use html for that same reason: people are more used to it.

Padma.chettri
10-17-2008, 06:54 AM
htm and html are just difference in file extension, they work the same way. they are both html files.

edbr
10-17-2008, 07:11 AM
yes i wouldnt worry about it, theres an L of a lot of difference between them

Corrosive
10-17-2008, 03:49 PM
theres an L of a lot of difference between them

You come for the DW advice...you stay for the comedy. Nice one Ed :wink: