Re: [PATCH] checkpatch.pl: remove the 80 charactes punch card limit
Date: Fri Jan 29 2010 - 13:38:46 EST
On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 04:39:29PM +0000, Alexander Clouter wrote:
> Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> 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.
> >> Signed-off-by: Stefani Seibold <stefani@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Full Ack!
> NACK Attack!
> There is a reason Knuth only put so many words on a line with TeX.
Linus has already agreed that the 80 character limit is stupid. Let's
just nuke this check from checkpatch.pl and move on.
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