How can I catch misnamed variables?

Ben Finney ben+python at
Fri Feb 10 16:26:01 EST 2012

John Gordon <gordon at> writes:

> Is there an automated way to catch errors like these?

Use a static code checker, such as ‘pyflakes’ (simple but limited) or
‘pylint’ (complex but highly configurable) to catch these and many other
problems in Python code.

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