The Coding Style section in Contributing Docs should mention PEP8 checkers
|Reported by:||simeon||Owned by:||simeon|
|Severity:||Keywords:||pep8 code style|
|Cc:||Triage Stage:||Ready for checkin|
|Has patch:||yes||Needs documentation:||no|
|Needs tests:||no||Patch needs improvement:||no|
I just discovered pep8.py at http://svn.browsershots.org/trunk/devtools/pep8/ and consequently removed some style issues from a patch I submitted that I wouldn't have seen otherwise (whitespace and trailing semi-colons). Perhaps more experienced Python devs are familiar with this or similar tools but I thought it might not be a bad idea to point to it in the docs. I just added the text
(use `pep8.py`_ to check).
to the end of the line about PEP 8 in the Coding Style section of the contributing.txt doc page (and appended the link to the bottom of the page).