[Python-ideas] Style for multi-line generator expressions

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sat Sep 14 07:49:46 CEST 2013

On 09/14/2013 07:36 AM, Clay Sweetser wrote:
> PEP 8 currently lacks any suggestions for how multi-line generator expressions
> and list comprehensions should be formatted. In the absence of any official
> style suggestion (that I can find), I suggest the style used the most in the
> standard library.
> [<expression>
>  for <target_list> in <container>
>  if <condition>]
> Note, lines could still be combined where it makes sense, eg, the first two
> lines could be combined if they aren't too long.

But that amounts to simply respecting the line length limit and using
logical breakpoints.  I don't think that requires a special mention in
PEP 8.


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