CamelCase vs. all-lowercase package names

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 16:28:56 CET 2013


On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 2:04 AM, Rhubarb Sin <rhubarbsin at gmail.com> wrote:
> PEP-8 calls for "short, all-lowercase names" for packages:
>
> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/#package-and-module-names
>
> On the other hand, The Hitchhiker's Guide to Packaging 1.0, under
> "Background," declares "come up with a CamelCase project name":
>
> http://guide.python-distribute.org/creation.html

That's the project name. In the next section, it refers to package
names, and in the example, uses the lowercased project name.

ChrisA



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