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

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Mon Jan 20 17:35:43 CET 2014


On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 10:44 AM, Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 04:07:51PM +0100, Stefan Krah <stefan at bytereef.org>
> wrote:
> > Bonus points for any other directory name that is
> > more self-descriptive. ;)
>
>    Argument Clinic is a PyArg_Parse* preprocessor, AFAIU. Why not call
> the directory "pyargprep", "pyargparsers" or such?
>    Or may be "aclinic-output"?
>

The fact that it emits PyArg_Parse*-using code is an implementation detail.
It could easily change if we want since Argument Clinic abstracts out
argument parsing entirely.
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