[Python-Dev] Consolidate stateful runtime globals
benjamin at python.org
Wed Sep 6 12:42:29 EDT 2017
On Wed, Sep 6, 2017, at 03:14, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> I'm a bit concerned about
> My main gripe is that makes writing C code more tedious. Simple C
> global variables such as "_once_registry" are now spelled
> "_PyRuntime.warnings.once_registry". The most egregious example seems
> to be "_PyRuntime.ceval.gil.locked" (used to be simply "gil_locked").
> Granted, C is more verbose than Python, but it doesn't have to become
> that verbose. I don't know about you, but when code becomes annoying
> to type, I tend to try and take shortcuts.
How often are you actually typing the names of runtime globals, though?
If you are using a globals, perhaps the typing time will allow you to
fully consider the gravity of the situation.
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