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From Aleksander Slominski <as...@cs.indiana.edu>
Subject Re: [axis2] 80/100/120 columns Re: [axis2] Re: [Axi2] Coding style
Date Mon, 13 Dec 2004 21:31:14 GMT
as 100 has the biggest chance of success (?!)

+1 100 :)

alek

Glen Daniels wrote:

>> I'm -1 on using any other magic # other than 80 .. if we're
>> crossing the 80 column barrier then we might as well say
>> "get to loving that horizontal scroll bar".
>>
>> The alternative is to encourage people to refactor code
>> better so that they don't need to write such long lines. Our
>> objective is better code, not fewer lines! What is gained by
>> having an extra 20+ chars per row??
>
>
> In fact I think 100 chars would be OK, but I'm not for increasing it 
> beyond that.  What gets gained is that you don't have to look at code 
> like this:
>
> String someUsefulVariableName = someObject.someSubObj.
>          someMethodCall(SomeClass.staticVariable,
>                         someObj2,
>                         someObj3)
>
> There are, I think, a bunch of cases where an extra 20 chars would let 
> you put chained references on one line.
>
> However, I'm fine with leaving it at 80 as well.
>
> +1 80
> +1 100
> -1 120
>
> --Glen



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