Hard column wrap
a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Tue Mar 19 16:12:16 CET 2013
On 19 Mar 2013, at 11:01, Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org> wrote:
> On 19 Mar 2013, at 10:51, Matthew Newton <mcn4 at leicester.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 10:01:09AM -0400, Alan DeKok wrote:
>>> Arran Cudbard-Bell wrote:
>>>> For years the official maximum line length in the FreeRADIUS
>>>> has been 80 columns. There was no real reason for this other
>>>> than to satisfy our project leader's nostalga for VT100
>>> Well... not *just* VT100.
>> This is nearly moving forward to a VT220 with a 132 column
>> ...which is so hard to read you just set it back to 80 as soon as
>> possible. (Yeah, they're still useful for managing switches.)
>> I always try and code to 80 chars wide. Looking at code in a
>> default xterm is really annoying when it goes over 80 chars, and
>> it's hard to follow the code to the next line. But it's your
>> decision. My xterm will stretch.
> It was getting annoying.
> There are some situations where you can't avoid the levels of nesting,
> "and doing hard "
> " truncation of log "
> "messages is an "
> "absolute PITA."
Make that wrapping. I'm sleepy.
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