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OpenStack Style Commandments


  • thou shalt not violate causality in our time cone, or else


Docstrings should ONLY use triple-double-quotes (""")

Single-line docstrings should NEVER have extraneous whitespace between enclosing triple-double-quotes.

Deviation! Sentence fragments do not have punctuation. Specifically in the command classes the one line docstring is also the help string for that command and those do not have periods.

"""A one line docstring looks like this"""

Calling Methods

Deviation! When breaking up method calls due to the 79 char line length limit, use the alternate 4 space indent. With the first argument on the succeeding line all arguments will then be vertically aligned. Use the same convention used with other data structure literals and terminate the method call with the last argument line ending with a comma and the closing paren on its own line indented to the starting line level. :

    'string one',
    'string two',
    kwarg2=['a', 'b', 'c'],