On 08/10/17 20:36, Jordan Justen wrote:
> On 2017-08-04 13:25:09, Laszlo Ersek wrote:
>>> I have another reason why going beyond 80 is not a good idea for code
>>> that doesn't apply to normal reading. If you need ~120 columns visible
>>> to view some lines, then most lines will end up having a lot of wasted
>>> horizontal whitespace because they can commonly fit into 80 columns.
>> One reason I dislike the "all arguments on separate lines" rule is just
>> this -- it wastes perfectly good horizontal space, and eats up precious
>> vertical space.
>> We have a patch submission process for our documents now,
> I think I agree about the multiple args/multiple lines issue. I guess
> you could try to submit a code style doc change, but I'm not sure how
> controversial it might be.
>> but I don't
>> think maintainers of other Pkgs would bother with following and
>> enforcing a stricter 80 columns rule, even if we got it codified. :/
> I still think we should have it written stricter even if it isn't
> always followed. It could be a step in the right direction.

OK, I'm tagging this for later... Not sure how much later ;)

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