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Author vstinner
Recipients vstinner
Date 2020-03-30.14:29:37
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> Other name ideas:
> * wait_status_to_exit_code()

Well, anothe option is:

* waitstatus_to_exitcode()

While the documentation uses "exit code", the code commonly uses "exitcode" or "returncode". Moreover, in the os module, underscore is not used to separated words in function names. Examples: "getenv" not "get_env", "setpriority" not "set_priority", etc.

Using "_to_" in the function name reduces the risk of conflict with a future addition to the libc. It's rare that libc function names use "_". One of the few exception: get_current_dir_name() which is a glibc extension.
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