PEP 8 and extraneous whitespace

John Gordon gordon at panix.com
Fri Jul 22 21:13:12 CEST 2011


In <98u00kFnfiU1 at mid.individual.net> Neil Cerutti <neilc at norwich.edu> 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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