breaking the ; habit

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Sun Feb 13 15:14:08 EST 2000

In article <kADp4.6183$al3.81818 at>,
Fredrik Lundh <effbot at> wrote:
>Aahz Maruch <aahz at> wrote:
>> Fredrik deleted Francois' attribution:
>>>Just for fun, my own difficulty was to break the habit of the space
>>>before the opening parenthesis which is part of a function call,
>>>since it has been burned from GNU standards into my neurons, years
>> I don't have that difficulty because I disagree quite vehemently with
>> Guido about it. ;-) (I'll submit patches in his preferred style, but
>> I won't do that with my own code.)
>repeat after me: statements are not callable objects, statements are
>not callable objects, statements are not callable objects (etc)

I don't see what that has to do with anything.  Oh, I think I see: the
argument is that "foo (" instead of "foo(" makes "foo" look like a
statement?  I don't buy it.

In any event, I have no rules other than whatever makes the code easiest
to read.
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