[Python-Dev] Proposing "Argument Clinic", a new way of specifying arguments to builtins for CPython

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Tue Dec 4 16:05:32 CET 2012

On 12/04/2012 04:10 AM, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> This also brings me to a single question I have for your proposal: Why 
> did you create another DSL instead of using Python, i.e. instead of 
> using cog directly? Looking at the above, I could imagine this being 
> written like this instead:

Actually my original prototype was written using Cog.  When I showed it 
to Guido at EuroPython, he suggested a DSL instead, as writing raw 
Python code for every single function would be far too wordy.  I agree.

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