Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pms

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] Fill column (was: Re: Clarify line continuation in make.defaults)
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 08:47:26
In Reply to: [gentoo-pms] Fill column (was: Re: Clarify line continuation in make.defaults) by Ulrich Mueller
2010/1/17 Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>:
>>>>>> On Wed, 13 Jan 2010, Christian Faulhammer wrote: >>  A thing I would like to talk about it.  Why is the line wrap the way >> it is?  Emacs always complains and he has the authority regarding line >> wrap. > > 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. This bikeshed does not need repainting bright pink with orange spots. -- Ciaran McCreesh


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Re: [gentoo-pms] Fill column Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>