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Recipients benjamin.peterson, ezio.melotti, lemburg, loewis, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy
Date 2013-09-13.17:31:11
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On 13.09.2013 19:24, Terry J. Reedy wrote:
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> Terry J. Reedy added the comment:
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> I thought that that was the specification*: the encoding comment should be the first line unless it has to be the second line to allow for an executable comment. Executing a non-comment first line twice is definitely contrary to the intent of the PEP.
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> * I have not read it recently ;-).
> 
> When running that snippet from 3.3.2 Idle editor, 'first' is only printed once. I consider this to be correct and I would not want to change Idle to match the buggy behavior.

Agreed. The PEP never intended to allow executable first lines in
a Python code file.
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