Why are some areas of JetBrains IDEs obfuscated?

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I'm currently working on a plugin for CLion, and I can't help but notice the obfuscated classes strewn about every so often.

Why are these classes obfuscated, and does the obfuscation hinder plugin developers?

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Eugene Zhuravlev
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Hi Dljcoolguy,

Only private stuff is obfuscated, all signatures and names of public and protected methods remain "original". Some parts of code are also obfuscated according to license agreement with commercial third-party libraries that are used in the IDE.

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