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From Konstantin Kolinko <knst.koli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1042786 - in /tomcat/trunk/java/org/apache: catalina/core/ catalina/loader/ tomcat/util/threads/
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2010 05:08:37 GMT
2010/12/8 Sylvain Laurent <sylvain.laurent@m4x.org>:
>
> On 7 déc. 2010, at 17:35, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> +1. Line length is an area I am becoming increasingly happy to be
>> flexible. Aim for 80 but if 81 or 82 (or anything < ~90) makes the code
>> more readable then I'd be fine with it.
>
> As a rookie, I did not want to start bothering you with this, but since you bring the
topic...
> I think 80 is somewhat outdated: screens are now bigger, and especially wider (16:9 vs
4:3).
> I think we should allow a greater line length to reduce the code height (the number of
lines).
> My preference is 100 characters per line.

IDEs are fine, but long lines are hard to deal with
1) in commit e-mails - they become wrapped
2) in side-by-side diffs

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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