[TriZPUG] pylint magic
Bradley A. Crittenden
brad.crittenden at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 21:45:04 CEST 2010
On Aug 25, 2010, at 15:33 , Chris Calloway wrote:
> I have some code, a function invocation, which looks like:
> pylint flags that statement with the message:
> "Used * or ** magic"
> Is using tuple or dict expansion in a function argument really considered "magic" in a community sense?
> Is this a PEP violation which got by me? Or just a pylint bias?
I found this description:
W0142: Used * or * magic*
Used when a function or method is called using *args or **kwargs to dispatch arguments. This doesn't improve readility and should be used with care.
If it bugs you add a disable-msg.
# pylint: disable-msg=W0142
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