[Python-Dev] PEP 8 modernisation

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Aug 1 22:29:07 CEST 2013

On 8/1/2013 10:34 AM, Alexander Shorin wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 9. Explicit guideline not to assign lambdas to names (use def, that's
>> what it's for)
> Even for propose to fit chars-per-line limit

def f(x): return 2*x
f = lambda x: 2*x

Three spaces is seldom a crucial difference. If the expression is so 
long it go past the limit (whatever we decide it is), it can be wrapped.

> and/or to remove duplicates (especially for sorted groupby case)?

I do not understand this.

Terry Jan Reedy

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