[Python-Dev] PEP 8 modernisation

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 03:30:51 CEST 2013

On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 9. Explicit guideline not to assign lambdas to names (use def, that's
> what it's for)

Would you consider changing the formatting in the recommended example from

def f(x): return 2*x


def f(x):
    return 2*x


What is the modern view on single-line def? The "Other Recommendations"
section allows but discourages single-line if/for/while, but is silent
about def.
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