pylint naming conventions?

R. David Murray rdmurray at
Mon Jun 8 13:41:55 EDT 2009

Esmail <ebonak at> wrote:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> > My understanding of Esmail's original message was that, like many of us
> > on first running ‘pylint’ against an existing code base, the output is
> > astonishingly verbose and tedious to read. By the above I presume he's
> > being a good forum member and trying to find a minimal example that
> > shows the problem clearly :-)
> Yes, that is my intention .. because the code I was checking was rather
> long, combined with the long pylint output it would make for a rather
> big posting.
> I'm going to go back and re-read PEP 8 and see if I perhaps don't
> recall the right guidelines since no one else here seems to have had
> the same observation.

Well, I for one looked at that long pylint output when I first tried it,
and switched to another tool :)

(pyflakes...but I don't think it does PEP 8)

R. David Murray       
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