According to PEP 8 (http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/), "Each line of a block comment starts with a # and a single space (unless it is indented text inside the comment)."
+1, this patch looks good to me, ready for commit.
I just committed this. Thanks, Jeff.
The "Task" issue type is rarely used. It's for stuff like account creation, things that aren't patches.