[erlang-questions] Style wars: junk comments

Niclas Eklund <>
Wed Sep 12 10:45:59 CEST 2012


On 09/12/2012 10:33 AM, Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
> I agree.
>
> The emacs gen_server skeleton has things like:
>
> %%%===================================================================
> %%% Internal functions
> %%%===================================================================
>
> (note 70 chars wide)
>
> It's as if they're section headings at the top of a page in a book.
>

Would you prefer 80 chars? Must the IBM punch card still haunt us?! ;-)

http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/148677/why-is-80-characters-the-standard-limit-for-code-width

/Nick



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