[Python-Dev] Rough idea for adding introspection information for builtins

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Mar 19 11:13:00 CET 2013

Le Tue, 19 Mar 2013 03:00:45 -0700,
Larry Hastings <larry at hastings.org> a écrit :
> As for handling optional argument groups, my gut feeling is that
> we're better off not leaking it out of Argument Clinic--don't expose
> it in this string we're talking about, and don't add support for it
> in the inspect.Parameter object.  I'm not going to debate range(),
> the syntax of which predates one of our release managers.  But I
> suggest option groups are simply a misfeature of the curses module.
> There are some other possible uses in builtins (I forgot to dig those
> out this evening) but so far we're talking adding complexity to an
> array of technologies (this representation, the parser, the Parameter
> object) to support a handful of uses of something we shouldn't have
> done in the first place, for consumers who I think won't care and
> won't appreciate the added conceptual complexity.

Agreed with Larry.



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