When I Used PEP8 To Fuck Up Code

2 minute read Published: 2016-07-19

We "inherited" some Python code recently. Although another team was working on it, we now should support it and keep it going. The previous team at least tried to use Pylint and follow PEP8. And I say "tried" because their pylintrc has a couple of exceptions and their PEP8 extended the maximum column to 100.