[erlang-questions] Style wars: junk comments

Ivan Uemlianin <>
Wed Sep 12 11:01:30 CEST 2012


On 12/09/2012 09:58, Anders Dahlin wrote:
> 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)
>
> /A

Ha!  I should have known.


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