larry.bugbee at boeing.com
Mon Mar 1 07:09:00 CET 2010
Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Having .py files around that aren't source text could lead
> to a lot of confusion, given that most platforms these days
> decide which application to open for a given file based
> solely on the filename extension. I wouldn't enjoy trying
> to open a .py file only to have my text editor blow up
> because it was actually a binary file.
> So on balance I think it's a bit too kooky for my taste.
Add to that the inverse... I will cleanup directories based on the suffix keeping the .py and deleting .pyc and .pyo. Overloading a source file suffix is not good.
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