Allowing comments after the line continuation backslash

Mark Wooding mdw at
Wed Nov 10 02:39:01 CET 2010

Tim Chase <python.list at> writes:

> On 11/09/10 18:05, Robert Kern wrote:
> > For me, putting the brackets on their own lines (and using a
> > trailing comma) has little to do with increasing readability. It's
> > for making editing easier.
> It also makes diff's much easier to read (my big impetus for doing the
> same as Robert)

Hmm.  That's a good point, actually.  I'm not overly fussed about the
ease of editing: it doesn't seem especially hard either way.  But nice
diffs are definitely valuable.  Food for thought; thanks.

-- [mdw]

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