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To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Subject: Re: Fill column
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 13:39:36 +0100
>>>>> On Sun, 17 Jan 2010, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:

> 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.

Some people use several windows side by side, and the natural width of
these windows is 80 columns because almost all code adheres to it.

And we are talking about LaTeX source code that is mostly human
readable language. Readability suffers if lines have more than 60 or
70 characters.

Ulrich


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