[Python-ideas] AMEND PEP-8 TO DISCOURAGE ALL CAPS
rosuav at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 21:16:06 EST 2019
On Sat, Jan 5, 2019 at 1:11 PM Abe Dillon <abedillon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> All-caps does *not* signify "don't override this".
> PEP-8 specifically says to use all caps to signify constants. What exactly do you think the word "constant" means? I know very well Python doesn't support actual constants and that anything can be overridden.
At this point, we're way off python-ideas territory. Might be time to
reopen the subject on python-list - what IS a constant, who's allowed
to change them, etc, etc, etc.
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