Good programming style

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Mon Sep 15 06:46:38 CEST 2008

Grant Edwards <grante at> writes:

> On 2008-09-15, Ben Finney <bignose+hates-spam at> wrote:
> > I think it's more important for Python library APIs to comply with
> > the Python coding guidelines (as specified in PEP 8) than to
> > comply with standards in other languages.
> I think the practical matter of being able to use existing
> documentation and examples

How are examples written in another language a "practical matter" for
using a Python library? Surely less "practical" than having one's
Python code base use a consistent style.

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Ben Finney

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