[Python-3000] Change _Py prefix for 3k?
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Thu Jul 12 09:04:44 CEST 2007
On 7/12/07, Neil Schemenauer <nas at arctrix.com> wrote:
> It's a small detail but I wonder if it's time to stop using a
> leading underscore for internal APIs. I'm not sure what would be a
> good replacement, perhaps a trailing underscore. In case people
> don't remember, the _Py prefix could, theoretically, be invalid C on
> some platforms.
There are lots of things we do that could theoretically be bad C. I
doubt that this particular one will ever bite us. Are there any other
reasons for such a change?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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