How do you choose your language's filename extension?

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  • linguist

    Language Savant. If your repository's language is being reported incorrectly, send us a pull request!

    Yes it does. It uses filename detection too, but looks at the actual source code if there are ambiguities. https://github.com/github/linguist/blob/master/docs/how-linguist-works.md

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