[Twisted-Python] Re: [Twisted-commits] r16486 - Merge epytext-cleanups-1545

Colin McMillen mcmillen at cs.cmu.edu
Mon Mar 27 11:52:01 EST 2006

On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 11:40:54AM -0500, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 11:31:16 -0500, Itamar Shtull-Trauring 
> <itamar at itamarst.org> wrote:
> >On Mon, 2006-03-27 at 11:15 -0500, James Y Knight wrote:
> >
> >>Why were changes like that made? Isn't it a no-op, since they were in
> >>triple-quoted strings anyhow? It would be nice if the docs were
> >>actually usable/readable by people viewing the source as well as
> >>people viewing the generated docs, where possible.
> >
> >Probably to work around python-mode emacs brokenness?
> >
> Yes.  See 
> <http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/browser/trunk/doc/core/howto/policy/coding-standard.xhtml?rev=16485#L174> :)

Has anyone tried fixing this brokenness in python-mode? I'm no emacs
hacker, but it seems like it's the sort of thing that ought to be,
say, a 10-line fix in some chunk of parsing code somewhere. I could be
massively wrong though :) If I've got a spare weekend, maybe I'll look
at it sometime.

- Colin

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