[Python-Dev] Changing Clinic's output

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Jan 14 21:51:31 CET 2014

On 01/14/2014 12:22 PM, Larry Hastings wrote:
> I have now received exactly zero feedback about the prototype, which suggests people aren't using it.  In an attempt to
> jump-start this conversation, I've created a new repository containing the "concrete examples of the various options"
> that Barry proposed above.  You may find it here:
>     https://bitbucket.org/larry/clinic-buffer-samples/src
> In it I converted Modules/_pickle.c four different ways.  There's a README, please read it.
> People who want to change how Clinic writes its output: this is your big chance.  Comment on these samples, or produce
> your own counterexamples, or something.  If you can enough people on your side maybe Clinic will change.  If there is no
> further debate on this topic, nothing will happen and Clinic will not change.

I checked the README, the current file, and the buffered files.  My preferences from highest to lowest:

   - modified buffer approach
   - buffer approach
   - side file

Thanks for taking the time, Larry!


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