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Re: Hidden files feature request

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: Hidden files feature request
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 22:27:19 -0700
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Uno Engborg wrote:
> In Gnome, MacOS-X, and in Kubuntu KDE, you can make a file hidden from
> the desktop environment by listing it in a file called .hidden.
> The .hidden file resides in the same directory as the files to be
> hidden, and lists the files to be hidden as one file/line.
> Files hidden by being listed in .hidden should behave like any other
> dot file. E.g. they should be listed with ls -a
> It would be nice if the bash shell used the same extended mechanism for
> creating hidden files. Honoring the .hidden mechanism would allow for a
> more consitent user experiece for peoople switching back and forth
> between GUI and CLI environments.

Perhaps you could explain how this new paradigm idea affects the bash
shell?  I fail to see a connection.


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