[Python-Dev] PEP 372 -- Adding an ordered directory to collections ready for pronouncement

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Mar 3 00:58:44 CET 2009

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:
> Quick question?  Is PEP 8 still current for what is being done in Py3.x?
> I just took a quick look and it says:
>   Class Names
>     Almost without exception, class names use the CapWords convention.
>     Classes for internal use have a leading underscore in addition.

Yes, this is still the rule for new classes.

I am *not* (have never been) in favor of a hasty overhaul of
established APIs. Some of these were fixed for 3.0 (e.g. cPickle). The
rest will just be deviant forever. Not a big deal as long as the
number is fixed and limit.

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

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