PEP8 79 char max

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Mon Jul 29 22:08:22 CEST 2013


On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 3:43 PM, Devyn Collier Johnson
<devyncjohnson at gmail.com> wrote:
> In Python programming, the PEP8 recommends limiting lines to a maximum of 79
> characters because "There are still many devices around that are limited to
> 80 character lines" (http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/#code-lay-out).
> What devices cannot handle 80 or more characters on a line?

well, punch cards ;)
 Would following
> this recommendation improve script performance?

Not performance, but human readability
>
> Mahalo,
>
> Devyn Collier Johnson
> DevynCJohnson at Gmail.com
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