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Subject: Re: Code style and project status
Re: Code style and project status
From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 23:17:26 +0100 (CET)
On Wed, 20 Mar 2019, Will Cosgrove wrote:
> Any chance we can extend the line length over 80 characters? Is there a
Some call it antiquated. I call it sensible.
Seriously though, I'm open to discussing the rules as I believe consistency is
So what do you say is a suitable max length?
Let me state why I think code should be within 80 columns:
- To allow many code editor windows next to each other on my screens (I often
> It makes using descriptive function & variable names problematic
I actually think it works the other way around. It forces us to stop using
> and also forces a lot of wrapping in if statements which makes them harder
The easy fix for this is: shorter names, fewer indent levels.
But I'm also used to code like this and I think multi-line statements are
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