Re: [PATCH] checkpatch.pl: remove the 80 charactes punch card limit
From: Joel Schopp
Date: Wed Jan 27 2010 - 13:14:31 EST
The time of 80 characters punch card and terminals are over, so i wouldNack.
be a good thing to set the line length limit to 120. Every display today
should be able handle this.
While the origins of 80 character lines dates back to punchcards there
is a reason it has survived the test of time. Lines that go longer are
hard to comprehend. Either they are long themselves, in which case
breaking them up into smaller chunks on multiple lines helps
readability, or they are starting from deep indentation, in which case
the function should be refactored or broken up so the logic is more
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