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Subject: Re: [boost] coding conventions
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-06 14:27:50

Beman Dawes wrote:
> Filesystem.V3 uses 90 characters as the normal width, and I'm
> planning to gradually move all of my code to 90.

That's hardly in keeping with the advice in It may not be a hard rule, but wouldn't it be better to get consensus on changing the guideline before doing so?

Incidentally, why 90 columns? Is that just to annoy those that rely on 80 columns for readability? ;-) Seriously, it seems such an arbitrary number that I'm left to wonder why.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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