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

Meador Inge meadori at gmail.com
Mon Jan 20 15:35:09 CET 2014


On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 2:05 AM, Larry Hastings <larry at hastings.org> wrote:

 Contestant 1: "Add .clinic.h"
>
> foo.c -> foo.c.clinic.h
> foo.h -> foo.h.clinic.h
>
> -0

>  Contestant 2: "Add .ac.h"
>
> foo.c -> foo.c.ac.h
> foo.h -> foo.h.ac.h
>
> -1

>  Contestant 3: "Add .clinic"
>
> foo.c -> foo.c.clinic
> foo.h -> foo.h.clinic
>
> -1 (This will break too many tools in the C/C++ tools ecosystem and I am
not convinced by any of the arguments given those far.)

>  Contestant 4: "Put in clinic directory, add .h"
>
> foo.c -> clinic/foo.c.h
> foo.h -> clinic/foo.h.h
>
> +1

>  Contestant 5: "Put in __clinic__ directory, add .h"
>
> foo.c -> __clinic__/foo.c.h
> foo.h -> __clinic__/foo.h.h
>
> -1 ("clinic" without the dunders more clear for a directory name.)

-- Meador
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