PEP scepticism

Ben Wolfson rumjuggler at cryptarchy.org
Sat Jun 30 02:22:25 CEST 2001


On Sat, 30 Jun 2001 00:29:48 +0100, philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk (phil
hunt) wrote:

>On Fri, 29 Jun 2001 17:43:34 -0400, Tim Peters <tim.one at home.com> wrote:
>>Or the other existing method:
>>
>>    # This is a multi-line comment.
>>    # Although it sure looks like a sequence of
>>    # single-line comments <wink>.
>
>This is truly bad, because it makes it harder to add new lines;
>you have to type "# " repeatedly when adding new comment text, which
>breaks the flow of thought -- at least it dores for me.

You don't need to write them that way.  I write long comments by just
writing a bunch of stuff, letting it get colorized &c, and then going back
and adding # at the appropriate place.  No breakage in the flow of thought,
no problem.

-- 
Barnabas T. Rumjuggler
Yet when he came down from the mountain, he had not gained any wisdom.  
In no way had he been able to solve the riddle of this story.  And he had
lost his faith.  But he had discovered that he had an affinity for
Dixieland music. -- Joe Frank, "The Road to Calvary"



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