[SciPy-dev] Re: PlotCanvas

eric jones eric at scipy.org
Fri Oct 26 10:27:20 CDT 2001

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

As far as 79 vs. 80 characters, bummer.  I didn't know that about emacs.
Everything is (supposed to be) in 80 char format now. I guess we could fix
this, but it ain't high on my list.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jochen Küpper" <jochen at jochen-kuepper.de>
To: <scipy-dev at scipy.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 11:26 PM
Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] Re: PlotCanvas

> On Thu, 25 Oct 2001 09:27:37 -0400 eric jones wrote:
> >> Anyway, there should be something like
> >> I would suggest to start with the second attached file and put all
> >> "enforced" rules in there. Doesn't have to be very formal (yet), just
> >> put in the rules, if they are not clear that *will* be discussed on
> >> the list at some point, you can be sure:(
> Eric> I added your comment to the following page:
> Eric> http://www.scipy.org/site_content/tutorials/formatting_guidelines
> Yeah, nice wording.
> But something like that, aimed at the scipy developer, should really
> be in cvs -- as plain text. Working on the source I won't go on the
> web to check that stuff out. I'll use the editor I am working in
> already and load the file one dir up (or so). (No, I am not even
> willing to start w3.) And there are more lazy people like me around:(
> If you wanna avoid line wraps on 80-char terminals you have to break
> at col 79, because some editors (*that is* Emacs) wrap lines with
> exactly 80 text-chars on such displays.
> Greetings,
> Jochen
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