[Zope3-dev] RFC: Guide for maintaining software in the Zope repository

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Fri Aug 24 13:27:23 EDT 2007

Philipp von Weitershausen wrote at 2007-8-24 15:34 +0200:
> ...
>This and other aspects are things I don't particularly love about  
>PEP8 either, but I value consistency over my personal preferences.
>> I do honor other people's
>> decisions though, and would always follow the original author's style.
>> Consistency is better than correctness in this case. (I usually  
>> tend to value
>> correctness higher than consistency.)
>Well, this may sound harsh, but I see some appeal in actually forcing  
>a particular coding-style on everybody. It's soo late for anything  
>that has been started already, but I don't see a reason why we simply  
>can't say:
>   If you start a new project on svn.zope.org, it'll have to be in  
>PEP8 styling.
>The rule being behind this (as already mentioned above), that  
>consistency values higher than personal preferences.

Sure, you can say it...
But, you will loose some packages...

I find it very stupid to prescribe whilespace rules and
'_' separation versus camelCase spelling.


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