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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: Change from 80 cpl to 100 cpl standard
Date Tue, 02 Mar 2004 13:26:10 GMT
Antonio Gallardo wrote:

>Vadim Gritsenko dijo:
>>I, for myself, moved to somewhere around 100 characters per line. With
>>long Java identifiers it's not much you can fit in 80 chars ;-)
>Yep. I agree with you. The 80 cpl (cols per line) is an old "standard" and
>we can change it if everybody agree on the Cocoon community. Need we vote
>for this? I am +1 for change to "100 cpl".
>The 80 cols per line was setted also to match printed version of code. But
>I am not sure if still somebody is printing code for storage. I use CD's
>to save the trees.

I think "use your best judgement" and I also think "don't use automatic 
code formatting tools, but rather format bad offenders (like > 120 char 
lines) only in the pieces of code you are working on" :-)


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