[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r60919 - peps/trunk/pep-0008.txt

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Fri Feb 22 17:12:16 CET 2008


    >> 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.

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