[Python-Dev] Changing Clinic's output

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Tue Jan 7 23:21:33 CET 2014

On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 4:44 PM, Stefan Krah <stefan at bytereef.org> wrote:

> Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > Several solutions have been proposed:
> > - move all generated code to separate C files, which would then be
> >   #included'd into the main module file
> +1 for the reasons that Serhiy has listed.  Additionally, if custom parsers
> are implemented, the generated code will take up even more space (look e.g.
> at Cython's custom parsers).

Guido has already said he hates constructing files that way so that simply
isn't going to happen.

I personally don't care about this whole discussion (and I suspect people
being quiet don't either). At this point the amount of arguing on this
topic could have been used more constructively converting code and then, if
necessary, tweaking the output of Argument Clinic later.
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