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Are there so much 80 char only display nowadays? It is a serious
curious honest question...

On 2/10/12, Roberto Ierusalimschy <> wrote:
>> Remember 100-char-wide code will look awful in an 80-char-wide window,
>> but 72-char-wide code will look fine in a 100-char-wide window.  The
>> huge amount of existing code respecting the 80-character limit means
>> that one can pretty much rely on windows being at least that wide, but
>> all bets are off above that...
> In particular, the source code for Lua follows the "little less than 80"
> standard (although it has half a dozen lines that need correction).
> -- Roberto

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