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From "Siva" <s...@sivasundaram.com>
Subject Re: coding conventions
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 15:20:19 GMT
Sun says
"Avoid lines longer than 80 characters, since they're not handled well by
many terminals and tools. "

IMO,having everything in the field of vision is better than to scroll and
see.

Siva

----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Farinha" <daniel@ktorn.com>
To: <geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 7:28 PM
Subject: RE: coding conventions


> I doubt that the 80 cols limit will be a coding convention.
>
> Personally I keep Eclipse with the print margin on at 80, just to keep the
code
> readable on screen and, if needed, paper. But sometimes it's better to go
over
> the margin than break the line in weird places.
>
> I consider the 80 margin more of a good practice than a strict convention.
>
> Daniel farinha


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