[Python-Dev] Any Emacs tips for core developers?

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Tue Feb 5 02:00:19 CET 2008

On Feb 4, 2008 4:47 PM,  <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>     >> I should have asked this before, but what's so special about core
>     >> (Python?)  development that the tools should be different than for
>     >> non-core development?
>     Brett> Usually the core has keywords, built-ins, etc. that have not been
>     Brett> pushed to the release versions for various editors.
> Ah, okay.  Barry mentioned something about adjusting the python-mode syntax
> tables to include Python 3.x stuff, though patches are always
> welcome. <wink>
>     Brett> Plus coding guidelines might be different from PEPs 7 and 8
>     Brett> compared to what an editor is set to do by default.
> That might be a bit more challenging.  I was thinking today that it would be
> kind of nice to have a set of predefined settings for Python's new C style
> (someone mentioned producing that).

Well, I have done that for Vim. Don't know if you Emacs folks have
done that yet. =)


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