On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 8:22 PM, Vitor Bosshard <algor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/1/31 Nick Coghlan <ncogh...@gmail.com>:
>>> Can't a VCS be configured to ignore a .pyr directory just as easily as
>>> it can be configured to ignore a .pyc file?
>> Yes they can.
> Of course they can, but not out of the box. It was just an example off
> the top of my head.

Mercurial, at least, doesn't ignore .pyc files out of the box either.
I'm sure it will be a terrible hardship for people to add one extra
line to their .ignore files.

> A trickier case: My GUI app offers scripting facilities. The
> associated open file dialog hides all .pyc files, and users select
> just from .py files. if subfolders are introduced, however, they can't
> be hidden away as easily. Filtering by extension is standard
> functionality in all GUI toolkits. Hiding a fraction of subfolders is
> not.

You're saying you can filter files by extension, but you cannot filter
directories by extension?
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