[Python-Dev] Cleanup of abstract.h header

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Dec 16 11:44:12 EST 2016

Many eons ago, Jim created abstract.h. The proposal comment (which you're
right to be cutting out now) was his and at some point it was accepted, but
I just copied-pasted the whole text into abstract.h. So yes, please keep
the "many thanks to Jim Fulton" in there!

On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 7:03 AM, Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com>

> 2016-12-16 11:24 GMT+01:00 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> > Since you are cleaning up, you could remove the whole "PROPOSAL: A
> > Generic Python Object Interface for Python C Modules" introduction,
> > which isn't very interesting to read today.
> Ah right, I noticed this huge comment but I didn't understand the
> purpose. IMHO https://docs.python.org/dev/c-api/ is now a much better
> documentation for the Python C API. I agree to remove the long
> introduction.
> By the way, I'm surprised by the "many thanks to Jim Fulton" in the
> comment, since I'm not sure to what it is referred to. But in case of
> doubt, I prefer to keep it :-)
> /* Abstract Object Interface (many thanks to Jim Fulton) */
> Victor
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