Is "Linter" the same as "AtomLinter"?


Is Linter the same as AtomLinter?

I think my confusion is simply AtomLinter is the community of devs building on top of Linter while Linter is developed by atom-community community. Is that right?

I just want to make sure I’m using the right base package (Linter) and specific linters (linter-


You are correct in your understanding:

Unfortunately, a lot of folks put “Atom” or “atom-” in front of Atom packages, which causes some confusion too :laughing:

(Just like sometimes people think the name of the software is “” for some reason :confused: I blame the JavaScript community … naming everything foo.js)