The Python standard library and PEP8

Aahz aahz at
Tue Apr 21 06:30:20 CEST 2009

In article <37d39064-b73d-4e47-9e1e-d07c14bfc0f7 at>,
alex23  <wuwei23 at> wrote:
>On Apr 21, 1:18 pm, Tim Wintle < at> wrote:
>> There was some suggestion about introducing synonyms that followed PEP8
>> and introducing deprecation warnings as you suggested, but I can't
>> remember the outcome. I'd suggest checking the dev archives.
>What about the possibility of offering an additional, PEP8-compliant
>API for each?
>   import logging # the current interface
>   import logging.pep8 # the PEP8-compliant interface
>I'd be happy to contribute to this if it was considered worthwhile.

That's precisely what's been vetoed (among other things).  Guido thinks
the maintenance cost is too high.
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