CamelCase vs. all-lowercase package names

dieter dieter at handshake.de
Sat Feb 2 09:03:37 CET 2013


Rhubarb Sin <rhubarbsin at gmail.com> writes:

> PEP-8 calls for "short, all-lowercase names" for packages:
>
> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/#package-and-module-names

This is mainly to support case insensitive file systems (and
file systems with quite limited path length).
With mixed case, some packages/modules may not conflict on
a case sensitive file system but happen to conflict on a
case insensitive file system.




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