too many lines too long

Nikita Karetnikov nikita at
Mon Nov 9 22:59:29 UTC 2015

> At both school and at home I can fit 3 80-character buffers side by
> side, at a comfortable font size. Going up (even to 85 cols) would
> mean losing a buffer. (Or straining my eyes.) Of course I can deal
> with wrapped lines. But I still vote for 80 characters as a target,
> while allowing people wiggle room to miss this target.

> The number 80 is with us for historical reasons, but I know I'm not the only one who still routinely uses 80-column buffers.


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