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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: Coding style, specifically 80 characters
Date Thu, 24 Aug 2006 23:18:45 GMT
I try to keep the meat of the statement to the first 80 characters  
and if some string goes out to say 200 characters, I don't really  
care.  I just don't want to be surprised by some important thing off  
the screen.

-dain

On Aug 24, 2006, at 2:50 PM, Brian McCallister wrote:

> I generally do 120 as well :-)
>
> -Brian
>
> On Aug 24, 2006, at 2:20 PM, Guillaume Nodet wrote:
>
>> Agreed.
>> 120 is much more useful :)
>>
>> On 8/24/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I think the 80 char limit is antiquated... now that most folks have
>>> displays that can quite easily display more than 80 columns.
>>> Limiting lines to 80 tends to force folks to artificially reformat
>>> code which just uglies things up.
>>>
>>> --jason
>>>
>>>
>>> On Aug 24, 2006, at 1:56 PM, Sepand M wrote:
>>>
>>> > Hi guys,
>>> >
>>> > Do you have a coding style that I should go by?
>>> > Specifically, do you use the 80 chars/line limit?
>>> > I see a lot of code that doesn't, so I haven't, but it's  
>>> bugging me
>>> > more and more by the second.
>>> >
>>> > Regards,
>>> > Sepand
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Cheers,
>> Guillaume Nodet


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