[docs] winedev: Update code columns limit (resend)

André Hentschel nerv at dawncrow.de
Sun Jul 24 06:23:57 CDT 2011

Am 24.07.2011 00:02, schrieb Francois Gouget:
> On Mon, 4 Jul 2011, André Hentschel wrote:
> [...]
>> -	    Code is usually limited to 80 columns. This helps prevent
>> -	    mailers mangling patches by line wrap. Also it generally
>> +	    Code is usually limited to 100 columns. It generally
> I'd prefer to keep the 80 columns recommandation.
> With 80 columns one can nicely fit files side by side on a laptop with a 
> typical 1024 horizontal resolution whereas with 100 colums one would end 
> up with the hair comb effect thus making the code unreadable. Also 100 
> seems close enough to 80 that I'm not sure it actually provides any of 
> the benefits that longer lines are supposed to provide (if they are 
> supposed to provide any). 

I see your point, but looking at the code it's already quite often around 100 and AJ also stated that 100 is more or less the actual limit.
Otherwise i wouldn't have sent the patch.


Best Regards, André Hentschel

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