On 09/02/2013 06:21 PM, Tomas Babej wrote:
> On 09/02/2013 06:07 PM, Petr Viktorin wrote:
>> On 08/29/2013 05:56 PM, Ana Krivokapic wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> This patch addresses ticket https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/3867.
>> Patch works well.
>> It's temping to restart the discussion about how to wrap text output from
>> installation tools. Wrapping at 60 characters because it looks better in the
>> code seems suboptimal.
>> Does anyone remember if we established some guideline last time this came up?
> I'm not sure if I'm missing something, but do we need a guideline here?
> I don't see any reason why not have best of the both worlds, using print as a
> function we can wrap the text inside the parenthesis
> with no effect on the output whatsoever. Or use print statement, but enclose
> the text in parenthesis. Or use backslash.

Yes. But whatever we choose, we need to make sure that the resulting text is
wrapped the same to avoid inconsistent output.

IMO we should do our best to keep the text wrapped at 80 characters in new or
updated texts. So I would prefer to have Ana's patch refactored a bit, to
change wrapping of the resulting from 60 to 80 characters.


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