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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Debderive

From: Stayvoid
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Debderive
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 16:47:57 +0300

> Yeah, for patches it's convenient to have the file attached.

> .py to the file name? I'd argue against it.
I strongly disagree.
"The filename extension was originally used to easily determine the
file's generic type." [1]
Imagine a system without extensions. It will be such a mess!

> The person running the software doesn't need to care (or know) what its 
> written in.
It's usually better to provide more information.
.py is more informative that just "a file."

I've looked through some projects written in Python. [2, 3, 4] All of
them have the extension for the source code.


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