PEP 350: Codetags

George Sakkis gsakkis at rutgers.edu
Tue Sep 27 02:15:26 CEST 2005


"Paul Rubin" <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:

> I'm opposed to pretty much every proposal of this sort.  If you want
> to propose adding a feature to the language, add it in a way that the
> compiler can know about it and notice when it's not used correctly.
> Mere conventions that are not checked by the compiler are just more
> stuff for people to remember.  That doesn't say they're always useless
> but in general they should not be the subject of PEP's.

There are more than a dozen "informational PEPs" so far, or two dozens if you count the meta-PEPs as
well (http://www.python.org/peps/). This PEP states upfront that it is informational, so I don't see
the problem, unless are you suggesting a (meta-)PEP against informational PEPs in general :-)

George





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