[Python-Dev] Proposed: The Great Argument Clinic Conversion Derby

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Sun Jan 5 21:32:22 CET 2014


On 01/05/2014 11:49 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 1/5/2014 11:21 AM, Larry Hastings wrote:
>> By my estimate, there are about six hundred places that could be 
>> converted
>> to work with Argument Clinic in CPython; as of this writing only a 
>> dozen or
>> two have actually been converted.
> Do you remember which? I suggest builtin classes and functions as 
> priorities.

I don't, but they're easy to find with UNIX shell tools:

         fgrep -l clinic */*.c

> I will try to speed up my timetable for converting Idle calltips to 
> using inspect.signature instead of the older functions. Does help 
> (pydoc) already do so?

Yes.


//arry/
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