Striving for PEP-8 compliance

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Fri Apr 9 20:36:03 EDT 2010

On 2010-04-09, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
> 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.

Anybody who invents another brace-delimited language should be beaten.
You always end up with a big problem trying to make sure the braces
are consistent with the program logic.


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