PEP 8 and extraneous whitespace

Neil Cerutti neilc at
Fri Jul 22 08:59:36 EDT 2011

On 2011-07-22, Thomas Rachel
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> Am 22.07.2011 00:45 schrieb Terry Reedy:
>> Whether or not they are intended, the rationale is that lining
>> up does not work with proportional fonts.
> Who on earth would use proportional fonts in programming?!

Under the assumption that leading white space is important for
code formatting, but that all alignment after that is
unimportant. Peek at Stroustrup's writing for examples. It really
doesn't take much time at all to get used to it.

Neil Cerutti

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