[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] peps: Add rules for indenting continuation lines.

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Jun 3 04:16:37 CEST 2011

Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> writes:

> Another way to approach that is
> if some_function(
>     Some,
>     Parameters,
>     To,
>     Pass,
>     ):
>         If_True_Operations()
> i.e. indent the *body* one more place. This avoids the jarriness of
> seeing an outdent that doesn't correspond to the closing of a suite.

−1. Continuation lines for a single statement *should* look different (I
disagree with “jarring”) from a suite of statements.

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