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From: Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>
Subject: Re: Fill column
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 10:30:43 +0100
Hi,

Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>:
> > Lines with a width of 100 characters are hard to read, therefore I
> > would much prefer a more conventional value like 70 or 72. Maybe
> > with exceptions for some of the tables.
> >
> > A good time for making such a change would be when EAPI 3 is
> > finished. What do you think?
> 
> Oh heck no. There's no excuse for using 70 or 80 columns for source
> code any more. My old laptop can fit 100 across the screen
> comfortably, which is much cleaner to work with.

 We don't talk about source code but continous text even if having some
mark-up around.  And best readability for such text is around 60
characters per line, languages with long words may have more.

> This bikeshed does not need repainting bright pink with orange spots.

 And you don't want us to argue about the colour, right?

V-Li

-- 
Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project
<URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode

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