[gdal-dev] Starting a discussion on style and coding guidelines

Joaquim Luis jluis at ualg.pt
Mon May 9 09:42:13 PDT 2016

I do all my programing in laptops, and yes I have a 15 inches HiRes screen  
but I also have my eyes, well, weakened (and 54 years old) so I make the  
fonts larger. Having to permanently scroll up and down is far worst than  
any perception purity.

>> There is one aspect of the coding style that I honestly do not  
>> understand.
>> Why continuing to recommend the 80 chars line width?
> Perhaps, paraphrasing Kevlin Henney, because
> not everyone falls in love with high-resolution screens
> and not everyone can actually now project the whole of the Serengeti :)
> [1] https://vimeo.com/97329157
> Best regards,

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