[Python-Dev] Changes to PEP 327: Decimal data type

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Mar 18 17:53:58 EST 2004

> > BTW, I assume this discussion is only about refining the conventions
> > for method and function names.  CamelCase for class names is still
> > recommended, right?
> It is by me, and I channel that it also is by Guido.


> Dissension will be
> crushed <wink>.  Module and package names seem muddier, although I think a
> lot of projects (including the Python core) have been moving toward short
> one-word all-lower names for those (especially for packages at top level).

Another pronouncement then: modules/packages need to be short
all-lower names (no underscores).

StringIO, cPickle and SimpleXMLRPCServer etc. were mistakes.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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