[erlang-questions] Style wars: junk comments

Anders Dahlin <>
Wed Sep 12 10:58:05 CEST 2012


On 2012-09-12 10:45, Niclas Eklund wrote:
> 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

;; Set the length of the skeleton separators.
(setq erlang-skel-separator-length 42)

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