coding conventions, PEP vs. practice
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jan 5 06:38:45 CET 2005
"Robert Kern" <rkern at ucsd.edu> wrote in message
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> Note the first sentence of the PEP: "This document gives coding
> conventions for the Python code comprising the standard library for the
> main Python distribution."
Even that should say "from now on". Some library code was written before
PEP8. And Guido has so far discouraged purely stylistic patches to
functioning code (because of the risk on introducing bugs where none
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