[Python-Dev] .clinic.c vs .c.clinic

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Sun Jan 19 11:19:43 CET 2014

On 01/18/2014 10:36 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On 19 January 2014 10:44, Steve Dower <Steve.Dower at microsoft.com> wrote:
>> Visual Studio will try to compile them if they end with .c, though this can
>> be disabled on a per-file basis in the project file. Files ending in .h
>> won't be compiled, though changes should be detected and cause the .c files
>> that include them to be recompiled.
> That sounds like a rather good argument for .clinic.h over .clinic.c :)
> My assessment of the thread is that .clinic.h will give us the best
> overall tool compatibility.

Yeah, I'm tipping pretty far towards "foo.c" -> "foo.clinic.h".

But there's one onion in the ointment: what should "foo.h" generate?  
The day may yet arrive when we have Argument Clinic code in foo.{ch}.

Not kidding, my best idea so far is "foo.clinic.h.h",

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