[Python-Dev] Changing Clinic's output

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Tue Jan 14 23:07:48 CET 2014

Am 14.01.2014 21:22, schrieb Larry Hastings:
> On 01/11/2014 07:35 PM, Larry Hastings wrote:
>> On 01/08/2014 07:08 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>>> How hard would it be to put together some sample branches that provide
>>> concrete examples of the various options?
>>> My own opinion could easily be influenced by having some hands-on time with
>>> actual code, and I suspect even Guido could be influenced if he could pull
>>> some things up in his editor and take a look around.
>> I've uploaded a prototype here:
>>     https://bitbucket.org/larry/python-clinic-buffer
> 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.

Having converted several modules to AC, I think I'm

-1 original
+0 sidefile
+1 multiple buffers
+0 buffer
-0 modified buffer


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