PEP 8 and extraneous whitespace

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at
Fri Jul 22 14:13:19 EDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 6:59 AM, Neil Cerutti <neilc at> wrote:
> Under the assumption that leading white space is important for
> code formatting, but that all alignment after that is
> unimportant.

...unless you're trying to adhere to a line length limit.  "80
characters" is a lot easier to do in a fixed-width font, and "10
inches" or "400 pixels" or however you want to do it in a proportional
font effectively limits you to using that specific font, at that
specific size.

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