About linters and PEP-8

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 23:18:45 EDT 2017


On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 1:52 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 3/19/2017 7:26 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
>
>> In the docs link you posted, scroll down a bit:
>>
>> https://pep8.readthedocs.io/en/release-1.7.x/intro.html#installation
>>
>> Or maybe that's outdated and also needs to be fixed?
>
>
> It is up to date for the latest outdated 'pep8'.  It is needed for someone
> replicating setups that have not upgraded.  There are still occasional
> downloads for PIL even though essentially superceded by pillow years ago.
>
> https://pycodestyle.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
> tells how to install the renamed and currently maintained module.

Gotcha. Maybe the note in the old docs needs to be clearer in saying
"this module is now unmaintained - see the new module, install that,
yada yada".

ChrisA


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