[Python-Dev] What does a double coding cookie mean?

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Mar 15 23:53:17 EDT 2016

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

> I agree that the spirit of the PEP is to stop at the first coding
> cookie found. Would it be okay if I updated the PEP to clarify this?
> I'll definitely also update the docs.

+1, it never occurred to me that the specification could mean otherwise.
On reflection I can't see a good reason for it to mean otherwise.

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