Pep / POSTS

  • Fri Jun 15, 2018
  • 45 words
  • One minute

The PEP contains conventions, not laws or syntax.

“A universal convention supplies all of maintainability, clarity, consistency, and a foundation for good programming habits too. What it doesn’t do is insist that you follow it against your will. That’s Python!”

—Tim Peters on comp.lang.python, 2001-06-16