[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r60919 - peps/trunk/pep-0008.txt
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Fri Feb 22 17:28:43 CET 2008
On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 8:20 AM, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2008, skip at pobox.com wrote:
> > >> Why not just skip the specifics except to say < 80 characters for all
> > >> lines? Don't mention 72, 79 or any other number than 80:
> > Amaury> I often run "svn diff" in a console limited to 80 characters.
> > Amaury> Because of the leading "+", lines longer than 78 wrap, and the
> > Amaury> output is more difficult to read.
> > There will always be certain cases which present probems. I use "svn
> > annotate" from time-to-time which adds an even wider margin to the left.
> > In those situations I either grin and bear it or stretch my window enough to
> > view it without wrapping.
> Yes, but svn/cvs diff is a particularly common use case. I agree with
-1. There's just no way that 78 is enforceable. At Google, sticking to
80 is a continuous battle, and we use 2-space indents!
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