Striving for PEP-8 compliance

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Fri Apr 9 18:31:58 EDT 2010

In message <4bbf6eb8$0$1670$742ec2ed at>, John Nagle wrote:

> Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>> In message <mailman.1610.1270655932.23598.python-list at>,
>> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>>> If you only reindent the code (without adding/removing lines) then you
>>> can compare the compiled .pyc files (excluding the first 8 bytes that
>>> contain a magic number and the source file timestamp). Remember that
>>> code objects contain line number information.
>> Anybody who ever creates another indentation-controlled language should
>> be beaten to death with a Guido van Rossum voodoo doll.
>     No ...

Yes, because otherwise you wouldn’t have stupid problems like the one which 
is preoccupying this thread: how to make sure indentation is consistent 
without introducing logic errors into the code.

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