[Tutor] Doubts about Pylint

Dick Moores rdm at rcblue.com
Thu Apr 10 07:45:47 CEST 2008


At 03:15 PM 4/9/2008, Alan Gauld wrote:

>"Dick Moores" <rdm at rcblue.com> wrote
>
> > Since when is 'az' a bad variable name? And 'AZ' is OK?
>
>When it is a constant.
>pyLint sees that you are assigning a numeric literal and
>so thinks that this may be a definition of a constant value.
>
>If you did something like
>
>A = 8
>az = A
>
>It may well be happy since A is a constant and the variable
>is being assigned the constant rather than the literal.

Thanks, Alan, but I tried your

A = 8
az = A

and got the same complaint about az.

Dick


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