Subject: Re: [boost] coding conventions
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-03 05:55:52
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On
> Mateusz Loskot
> Sent: Saturday, January 02, 2010 9:48 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] coding conventions
> Michael wrote:
> > hi all,
> > here's a first patch:
> > it was generated using the command 'svn diff > ../boost.diff"
> > questions on the formatting of new code (conforming standards used at
> > gdb-patches_at_[hidden]):
> > 1) can lines exceed the 80 character limit?
With the widespread use of wider screens, some Boost authors are already edging
beyond 80 char width.
Perhaps we should relax the 80 char width recommendation? (and anyway it is only
a recommendation? - Readability comes first?)
PS Using 2 space indentation reduces the risk of running over the 80 width, so
is my preference.
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