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[Python-Dev] Policy on refactoring/clean up


On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 2:27 PM Jeroen Demeyer <J.Demeyer at ugent.be> wrote:

> On 2018-06-27 00:02, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > And TBH a desire to refactor a lot of code is often a sign of a
> > relatively new contributor who hasn't learned their way around the code
> > yet, so they tend to want to make the code follow their understanding
> > rather than letting their understanding follow the code.
>
> ...or it could be that the code is written the way it is only for
> historical reasons, instead of bei
> ??
> ng purposely written that way.
>

In
??
this
?time, I suppose you thought .c <=> .h filename should be matched.
And we don't think so.

Header files are organized for exposing APIs,
and source files are
organized for implementing
?the ?
APIs.
?Since goal is different,
they
?aren't?
match
?ed?
always.?
??

?Regards,?
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