[Haskell-cafe] Records (was Re: [Haskell] Improvements to GHC)

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Mon Nov 21 14:51:16 EST 2005

On Mon, 21 Nov 2005, Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:

> Am Sonntag, 20. November 2005 12:28 schrieb Jesper Louis Andersen:
>> [...]
>> The best argument I can come up with when advocating lines of 80 chars
>> for most programming code is subtle, but important:
>> Code is easier to read for me when it is printed on good old paper.
>> a2ps(1) is magnificient, but it takes 80 chars only if you want two
>> pages on a single A4. Quite a number of projects violates the 80 column
>> principle with the result it is unreadable on print.
> Hmm, printing code on paper isn't good for the environment.

But is quite the same argument for e-paper. :-)

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