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

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Sat Aug 25 08:56:18 EDT 2007

--On 25. August 2007 08:51:44 -0400 Benji York <benji at zope.com> wrote:

> Fred Drake wrote:
>> On 8/24/07, Stephan Richter <srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu> wrote:
>>> But if you prefer consistency, then we really should be staying with
>>> the Zope 3 style guide,
>> This, of course, all depends on the answer to the question:
>> Consistency with what?  Zope 3 history?  The larger Python community?
>> (Don't think the world agrees on PEP 8...)
> Because my desire is to make individual "Zope" packages more widely
> adopted by the larger Python community and bring more people to Zope 3, I
> prefer PEP 8.  As has been said of Python, more Python code will be
> written in the future than has been in the past, I hope the same is true
> of Zope.   Hopefully, there are also more Zope users to come than we have
> ever had.
> Consistency is good, but we have to be consistent with the largest body
> of code/group of people as possible.

Can someone please point out the major differences concerning Python code
between PEP 8 and the Zope 3 style guide?

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