Style for modules with lots of constants
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Wed Nov 1 23:40:42 CET 2006
Neil Cerutti <horpner at yahoo.com> writes:
> Calls to Glk functions are thus ugly and tedious.
> scriptref = glk.fileref_create_by_prompt(
> glk.fileusage_Transcript | glk.fileusage_TextMode,
> glk.filemode_WriteAppend, 0)
> Please give me some good style advice for this situation.
One thing that has been implicit in other replies is the naming
convention for constants. There's nothing stopping a user from
re-binding a name in Python, so we use the convention that constants
are named with UPPER_CASE to indicate they shouldn't be re-bound.
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