On Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:33:11 +1000 Nick Coghlan email@example.com wrote:
That said, we may also want to consider a couple of other options related to changing the meaning of existing parameters to these APIs:
Not sure about that. PyCompilerFlags describes options that should be common to all implementations (since __future__ is part of the language spec).
Well, this is not really a bitfield, but a bitfield plus some irregular hardcoded values. Therefore I don't think it brings much in the way of discoverability / understandability.
That said, perhaps it makes implementation easier on the C side...