Author rhettinger
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Date 2017-01-29.19:47:51
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>> Ah you dislike the additional [clinic input] sections?
> Yes, they tear apart the code.  I stopped reading many C files because
> of this.

I concur with Stefan.  AC is very impactful on modules, greatly affecting their readability and maintainability.  The existing PyArg_ParseXXX() calls and their "kwlist" static variable are very easy to work with, easy to modify, and easy to teach (I cover them effortlessly in the Python classes I teach).  In contrast, AC is much harder to learn, harder to get right, doesn't fit some existing APIs, harder to change, and it greatly expands the number of lines of code.
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