strict python?

Berthold Höllmann bhoel at
Fri Dec 7 13:43:13 EST 2001

Fernando Pérez <fperez528 at> writes:

> Erik Max Francis wrote:
> > Fernando Pérez wrote:
> > 
> >> I honestly don't see any reason for something like that not to be
> >> included in python (other than perhaps 'if perl has it it can't be
> >> good' :)
> > 
> > Agreed.  For the record, I wasn't suggesting something mandatory. 
> Certainly not. In perl, it's the -w switch, in gcc the -W family 
> (with -Wall the max). And that's as it should be, an option (sort of 
> a builtin pychecker).

Just for the record: -Wall isn't the max for gcc. There are more
warnings, not covered by the -Wall option as

-Wfloat-equal: Warn if floating point values are used in equality

and several more


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