One class per file?

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Tue Sep 30 01:14:11 CEST 2008

HCB <hypercaffeinatedbiped at> writes:

> The "Put one class in one file" statement is made in "Code Complete
> 2" page 771.

Thanks. I don't have the second edition; I wonder what the context of
that advice is? Perhaps he's speaking only of C++ or Java.

Certainly I'd expect the author to reconsider that advice for
languages (such as Python) where classes are routinely quite small and
there are no technical barriers to grouping multiple classes in a

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