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Module fife_utils

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This file contains some functions that may be useful

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is_fife_exc(type, original_exc)
Checks if an exception is of given type.
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getUserDataDirectory(vendor, appname)
Gets the proper location to save configuration and data files, depending on depending on OS.
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  _exc_re = re.compile(r'_\[(\w+)\]_')

Imports: str, fife, re, sys, os


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is_fife_exc(type, original_exc)

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Checks if an exception is of given type. Example:

   try:
       obj = self.model.createObject(str(id), str(nspace), parent)
   except RuntimeError, e:
       if is_fife_exc(fife.NameClash, e):
           raise NameClash('Tried to create already existing object, ignoring')
       raise

getUserDataDirectory(vendor, appname)

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Gets the proper location to save configuration and data files, depending on depending on OS.

Windows: %APPDATA% endorppname Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/vendor/appname Linux/Unix/Other: ~/.vendor/appname

See: Brian Vanderburg II @ http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2008-May/660779.html