[Python-Dev] styleguide inconsistency

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Apr 23 19:24:31 CEST 2007

Someone should just take down that styleguide, or *replace* it with a
link (and only a link) to PEP 8. I can't do that myself, it's in the
hands of the webmasters.

On 4/23/07, dustin at v.igoro.us <dustin at v.igoro.us> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 09:25:48AM -0700, Brett Cannon wrote:
> > I personally think the style guide should just go and/or redirect to
> > PEP 8.  I didn't even know it existed until this email.  And I only
> > know of people updated PEP 8.
> The top of the style guide basically does that:
>   This style guide has been converted to several PEPs (Python
>   Enhancement Proposals): PEP 8 for the main text, PEP 257 for docstring
>   conventions. See the PEP index.
> Perhaps that warning could be strengthened to suggest that the style
> guide is outdated and (apparently) unfinished?  Beyond that, I don't see
> any contradiction here, and I don't see any reason to spend time
> updating the style guide.
> Dustin
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