Who are the "spacists"?

Mikhail V mikhailwas at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 12:02:05 EDT 2017


On 19 March 2017 at 02:05, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>:
>
>> On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 11:39 AM, Steve D'Aprano
>> <steve+python at pearwood.info> wrote:
>>> Is it also ridiculous to use several newlines to space paragraphs
>>> vertically?
>>
>> At least with paragraphs, we don't have eternal debates between people
>> who think they should have four newlines, three newlines, or.... oh
>> wait, there is debate between two and one....
>
> Some people like fluffy source code:
>
>     def f():
>
>         "doc"
>
>         # Code follows
>
>         x = calculate_some()
>
>         return x + 1
>

BTW, this was a good option, if one worked in
such text modes where lines are so close to
each other, that it was too hard to read anything.
So it would be not 'fluffy' but actually normal
spacing. Thankfully modern tools allow
configuring the line spacing.


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