[Haskell-cafe] Optimal line length for haskell

Malcolm Wallace malcolm.wallace at me.com
Mon Oct 29 13:10:33 CET 2012

It is kind of ironic that the wide code examples in the blog post are wrapped at 65 chars by the blog formatting.


On 29 Oct 2012, at 11:50, Rustom Mody wrote:

> There was a recent discussion on the python list regarding maximum line length.
> It occured to me that beautiful haskell programs tend to be plump (ie have long lines) compared to other languages whose programs are 'skinnier'.
> My thoughts on this are at http://blog.languager.org/2012/10/layout-imperative-in-functional.html.
> Are there more striking examples than the lexer from the standard prelude?
> [Or any other thoughts/opinions :-) ]

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