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From georgex <george.st...@yahoo.com>
Subject Sourcecode at 80 chars width only?
Date Tue, 11 May 2010 12:42:14 GMT

I see that the Click sourcecode is formatted at 80 chars width, but this is a
very very old
convention from the times of text based CRTs.

Why not use 120? (like the standard in most companies these days)?
It makes the code more readable, and there's no screen estate problem  - on
the contrary, there's no need to scroll down so much for every small thing.

The 80 chars width convention also makes no sense for Java since it has so
"verbose" naming (compared to the C code style), so just too many simple
statements go on a second line.

Thanks,
George
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