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Re: [yast-devel] Yast and Rubocop? 80 columns
On 28.11.2014 11:16, Arvin Schnell wrote:
Suppose there is an advantage when using longer lines, e.g. there
are less lines or the formatting is just "nicer". Then the 80
columns rule comes at a cost for developers having a "modern"

The "rationale" in the coding style surely avoids such balancing
and thus should just be burned.

I often try to reach those 80 cols rule, but I prefer descriptive class, method and variable names.

This rule made a lot of sense when there were 1024x768 displays all over the place. IMO it's good to have "some" limit, but 80 is insanely low.



Lukas Ocilka, Systems Management (Yast) Team Leader
Cloud & Systems Management Department, SUSE Linux
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