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- Subject: Re: How to follow 80 Column format in Lua
- From: Elias Barrionovo <elias.tandel@...>
- Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 03:51:58 -0200
Are there so much 80 char only display nowadays? It is a serious
curious honest question...
On 2/10/12, Roberto Ierusalimschy <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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