About linters and PEP-8

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 19:26:28 EDT 2017

On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>>> At Guido's request, the name was changed to 'pycodestyle'.  See the note
>>> at
>>> the top of
>>> https://pep8.readthedocs.io/en/release-1.7.x/
>>> This really should be noted also at the top of
>>> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pep8/1.7.0
>> Oh, good. I heard that he requested it, but the place I looked was the
>> PyPI landing page, so it looked like they were still using that name.
>> Sadly, it's still going to be "pip install pep8", isn't it :(
> That should get the last pep8 from early 2016. I presume the current
> pycodestyle needs
> C:\Users\Terry>py -m pip install pycodestyle

In the docs link you posted, scroll down a bit:


Or maybe that's outdated and also needs to be fixed?


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