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Added .idea/ to gitignore, to cover cases where people are using a Jetbrains text editor #1497
Sep 20, 2018
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Sorry to be a contrarian, but I've probably rejected this idea before. It doesn't make sense to update every project's .gitignore for every developer's environment. This preference should be added to each JetBrains developers global ignores (for example, here's mine). I also encourage Python developers to put Python ignores there. In my opinion, .gitignore for a project should include ignores unique to that project (and little more).
I won't revert this change. I've stopped trying to keep the ignores trim. Just wanted to share my opinion for perhaps a different perspective.
@jaraco I did consider this, and honestly I'd probably like to reorganize the
The reasons I think it's probably not so bad are:
Ideally editors and file systems wouldn't pollute working directories with
Thanks very much for the merge. I didn't expect this fast of a response, and these high quality comments in reply to the humble PR. Thanks!
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