PEP 8 and extraneous whitespace

Brandon Harris brandon.harris at
Fri Jul 22 15:53:52 EDT 2011

Poor sod? Makes it sound bad when you say it like that. I am not forced 
to work at that fixed width, but when I work with code, I often have my 
vim session split vertically and it's super important to keep things at 
80 character to quickly read/edit code.

Brandon L. Harris

On 07/22/2011 02:13 PM, John Gordon wrote:
> In<98u00kFnfiU1 at>  Neil Cerutti<neilc at>  writes:
>> You can fit much more code per unit of horizontal space with a
>> proportionally spaced font. As a result, that issue, while valid,
>> is significantly reduced.
> Is it?  I assume one major reason for the 80-character limit is to help
> the poor sod who will eventually get stuck working with your code on an
> 80-column fixed width terminal window.

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