POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.object-collection : View_POV_Include_Stack? : Re: View_POV_Include_Stack? Server Time
7 Dec 2022 08:36:12 EST (-0500)
  Re: View_POV_Include_Stack?  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 21 Mar 2019 15:30:36
Message: <5c93e65c$1@news.povray.org>
Le 21/03/2019 à 19:54, Cousin Ricky a écrit :
> In my contributions, it has been my practice to write an "#include" line
> automatically to the debug stream.  While I haven't gotten any feedback
> over this practice, it is starting to annoy me, the author!  The
> messages just add clutter to my #debug output.
> Going forward, I plan to use View_POV_Include_Stack such that these
> notices are suppressed by default, as is done with the standard include
> files.  Several Object Collection modules already do this.  (As this
> identifier is defined in a standard include file and referenced by most,
> I would not consider the lack of a prefix to be a violation of the
> naming standards; and in fact, using the prefix would complicate matters
> for a user taking advantage of this practice.)
> So my question to myself is, is it worth updating all 13 of my modules
> in one shot, or should I just make this change to each module as I
> update them over time?  Some of my modules I have no further plans for,
> so this would be the only change, aside from some possible minor tweaks.
> Does anyone care?

Yes, I do.

1. do as you want.
2. when done, please drop a little message (here), and I will resync the
collection with the repository.

copying practice from official include files seems a good karma.

I have to confess I barely care about the stack of includes.

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