[Python-Dev] cls for metaclass?
jon at indelible.org
Mon Jan 29 15:32:44 EST 2018
Coincidentally, I changed this in flake8's pep8-naming plugin about a month
ago, although the change has not yet made it into a release.
On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 11:53 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I think it should be `cls` and flake8 etc. should be fixed.
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 11:34 AM, Pim Schellart <p.schellart at princeton.edu
> > wrote:
>> Dear Python developers,
>> PEP 8 says:
>> "Always use self for the first argument to instance methods.
>> Always use cls for the first argument to class methods.”
>> But what about metaclasses?
>> PEP 3115 seems to suggest `cls`, and so do many Python books, however
>> tools such as flake8 don’t seem to like it.
>> Is there a consensus opinion, and should PEP 8 be updated?
>> Kind regards,
>> Pim Schellart
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