pylint naming conventions?
dstanek at dstanek.com
Mon Jun 8 01:08:10 EDT 2009
On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Esmail<ebonak at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Ben Finney wrote:
>> Esmail <ebonak at hotmail.com> writes:
>>> I am confused by pylint's naming conventions, I don't think the are in
>>> tune with Python's style recommendations (PEP 8?)
>>> Anyone else think this?
>> It's hard to know, without examples. Can you give some output of pylint
>> that you think doesn't agree with PEP 8?
> Sure, I will next time I have a nice self-contained example. Perhaps not
> many people are using pylint? I was expecting a bunch of messages either
> contradicting my observation or agreeing with it :-) .. but perhaps this
> indicates that there's no issue.
It is my understanding that it does check for PEP8 names. Even if it doesn't
it is really easy to change. If you run 'pylint --generate-rcfile' (i think)
it will output the configuration that it is using. You can then save this
off and customize it.
> I'll try to come up with a nice short code example in the next few days
> to demonstrate what I think the problem is and post it, thanks for the
If you didn't have an example handy what prompted you to start this thread?
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