[SciPy-dev] Re: PlotCanvas

Jochen Küpper jochen at unc.edu
Fri Oct 26 14:32:53 CDT 2001


On Fri, 26 Oct 2001 11:27:20 -0400 eric jones wrote:

eric> Good idea.  I added a file called FORMAT_GUIDELINES.txt to the
eric> CVS.

ok. 

But why is it all uppercase and with that ugly ".txt" extension? What
in the world is wrong with "Format_Guidelines" 
(or "format_guidelines":)) ???

Not that it really matters:)

eric> As far as 79 vs. 80 characters, bummer.  

PEP 8

eric> I didn't know that about emacs.  

Well, my emacsens usually have 120--150 chars per line anyway...

eric> Everything is (supposed to be) in 80 char format now. I guess we
eric> could fix this, but it ain't high on my list.

I think there is no urgent need to change existing code, but new one
should definitely stick to 79. (Or open it up to 132 (or so) and
assuming nobody is using ttys anymore, I think that is not feasible
yet:()

Greetings,
Jochen
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