pep 8 constants
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Jan 22 17:52:44 CET 2009
Benjamin Kaplan wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com
> <mailto:aahz at pythoncraft.com>> wrote:
> In article <mailman.7174.1231915778.3487.python-list at python.org
> <mailto:mailman.7174.1231915778.3487.python-list at python.org>>,
> Brendan Miller <catphive at catphive.net
> <mailto:catphive at catphive.net>> wrote:
> >PEP 8 doesn't mention anything about using all caps to indicate a
> Now it does! See
> Thanks for bringing this up!
> Since the constants in the std lib (like math.pi and math.e) no longer
> follow PEP 8, should we expect them to change at some point in the future?
They are natural rather than arbitrary constants that I usually see in
caps, so I could see them as being in a different subcategory.
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