Re: [PATCH] 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 would
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 digestable. --
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