[docs] [issue17232] Improve -O docs
Terry J. Reedy
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Tue Mar 12 22:28:04 CET 2013
Terry J. Reedy added the comment:
I corrected my copy of the .diff.
Since this issue is so far focused on removing the false optimize claim, hiding .pyx info is a new sub-issue. I will follow whatever the consensus is, but since this is a cpython-specific doc and help, I would prefer to give complete info. In fact, I would like to add 'stored in __pycache__' or even 'hidden away in __pycache__', the latter to suggest that most people should generally forget about them. On Windows, _xxx files like __pycache__ appear in both Command Prompt dir and Explorer file listings, so beginners need to known that __cache__ is both normal and ignorable.
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