osdir.com

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Python-Dev] cls for metaclass?


Coincidentally, I changed this in flake8's pep8-naming plugin about a month
ago[1], although the change has not yet made it into a release.

[1]: https://github.com/PyCQA/pep8-naming/pull/47

On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 11:53 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:

> I think it should be `cls` and flake8 etc. should be fixed.
>
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 11:34 AM, Pim Schellart <p.schellart at princeton.edu
> > wrote:
>
>> Dear Python developers,
>>
>> PEP 8 says:
>>
>> "Always use self for the first argument to instance methods.
>>
>> Always use cls for the first argument to class methods.?
>>
>> But what about metaclasses?
>> PEP 3115 seems to suggest `cls`, and so do many Python books, however
>> tools such as flake8 don?t seem to like it.
>> Is there a consensus opinion, and should PEP 8 be updated?
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Pim Schellart
>> _______________________________________________
>> Python-Dev mailing list
>> Python-Dev at python.org
>> https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-dev
>> Unsubscribe: https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/python-dev/guido%40p
>> ython.org
>>
>
>
>
> --
> --Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
>
> _______________________________________________
> Python-Dev mailing list
> Python-Dev at python.org
> https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-dev
> Unsubscribe: https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/python-dev/
> jon%40indelible.org
>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/attachments/20180129/deae73c6/attachment.html>