[Python-checkins] [doc] Remove references to PyChecker. (GH-22055)
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[doc] Remove references to PyChecker. (GH-22055)
(cherry picked from commit dea82b67315a6b873f7d4e558dd00a851137dcbb)
Co-authored-by: Andre Delfino <adelfino at gmail.com>
diff --git a/Doc/faq/design.rst b/Doc/faq/design.rst
index e7921baf242f5..f91b51bf8f86c 100644
@@ -571,8 +571,7 @@ whether an instance or a class implements a particular ABC. The
For Python, many of the advantages of interface specifications can be obtained
-by an appropriate test discipline for components. There is also a tool,
-PyChecker, which can be used to find problems due to subclassing.
+by an appropriate test discipline for components.
A good test suite for a module can both provide a regression test and serve as a
module interface specification and a set of examples. Many Python modules can
diff --git a/Doc/faq/programming.rst b/Doc/faq/programming.rst
index 8af24c5869c20..70e9190e5a520 100644
@@ -51,22 +51,14 @@ They include:
* PyCharm (https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/)
-Is there a tool to help find bugs or perform static analysis?
+Are there tools to help find bugs or perform static analysis?
-PyChecker is a static analysis tool that finds bugs in Python source code and
-warns about code complexity and style. You can get PyChecker from
-`Pylint <https://www.pylint.org/>`_ is another tool that checks
-if a module satisfies a coding standard, and also makes it possible to write
-plug-ins to add a custom feature. In addition to the bug checking that
-PyChecker performs, Pylint offers some additional features such as checking line
-length, whether variable names are well-formed according to your coding
-standard, whether declared interfaces are fully implemented, and more.
-https://docs.pylint.org/ provides a full list of Pylint's features.
+`Pylint <https://www.pylint.org/>`_ and
+`Pyflakes <https://github.com/PyCQA/pyflakes>`_ do basic checking that will
+help you catch bugs sooner.
Static type checkers such as `Mypy <http://mypy-lang.org/>`_,
`Pyre <https://pyre-check.org/>`_, and
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