[Python-Dev] PEP 7 clarification request: braces

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Mon Jan 2 22:50:32 CET 2012

On 01/02/2012 12:47 AM, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Really?  Do we need to have a brace war?
> People have different preferences.
> The standard library includes some of both styles
> depending on what the maintainer thought was cleanest to their eyes in a given context.

I'm with Raymond.  Code should be readable, and code reviews are the 
best way to achieve that--not endlessly specific formatting rules.

Have there been bugs in CPython that the proposed new PEP 7 rule would 
have prevented?


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