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six-py3 (YTT202)#

Derived from the flake8-2020 linter.

What it does#

Checks for uses of six.PY3.

Why is this bad?#

six.PY3 will evaluate to False on Python 4 and greater. This is likely unintended, and may cause code intended to run on Python 2 to run on Python 4 too.

Instead, use not six.PY2 to validate that the current Python major version is not equal to 2, to future-proof the code.


import six

six.PY3  # `False` on Python 4.

Use instead:

import six

not six.PY2  # `True` on Python 4.