GetOpt formatting improvements
jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jun 30 05:17:47 EDT 2008
Ross Paterson <ross at soi.city.ac.uk> writes:
> On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 11:28:54PM +0100, Neil Mitchell wrote:
>> > 1. word-wrap the description to fit in 80 columns
>> (+1). 70 and 80 are defensible, anything else seems a bit of a weird
>> choice for line length...
> 79 is also defensible, as some terminals wrap if you use the 80th column.
and 72 is also defensible for historical reasons (cobol
rather than fortran, I think). And I use 64 for readability
reasons at a particular font size. Making it read the
terminal width is clearly the best option.
Jón Fairbairn Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
http://www.chaos.org.uk/~jf/Stuff-I-dont-want.html (updated 2008-04-26)
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