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Subject: Re: Code style and project status
Re: Code style and project status
From: Will Cosgrove <will_at_panic.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:33:52 -0700
>> Any chance we can extend the line length over 80 characters? Is there a reason to use this antiquated value?
My first thought would be 100 characters. A modest increase.
> I actually think it works the other way around. It forces us to stop using ridiculously long and hard-to-read names and instead encourage us to use shorter names that are more readable and easier to remember. I do think we still have far too many very long names in libssh2.
The issue with shorter variables/function names is when people come into the project and do not know what they represent. There needs to be some balance. I error on the side of being verbose as you may have guessed.