pyflakes? (was: Re: [Framework-Team] Translation effort for Plone 3.1)

Andreas Zeidler az at
Fri Feb 1 11:07:28 UTC 2008

On Feb 1, 2008, at 12:04 PM, Martijn Pieters wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2008 11:51 AM, Andreas Zeidler <az at> wrote:
>> talking about "weeding out stuff" bring another thing to mind.  not
>> exactly related to translations, but i'll throw it in here anyway:
>> tools like pylint[1] and pyflakes[2] have really grown on me ever
>> since i started using them.  imho they not only help with keeping  
>> code
>> clean, but also with quickly catching typos and errors, effectively
>> saving you a lot of time.
> Careful with weeding imports. I recently had to fix a migration issue
> for a customer, where a persistent tool had been moved into another
> module with an import at the old location. Someone else then ran
> pyflakes and removed said import, breaking the migration.

yes, i'm very much aware of these problems having used pyflakes myself  
for quite some time now.  that's one of the reasons i'm bringing this  
up here (instead of starting to "weed" away on trunk :)).


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