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Re: On what column do you wrap your code?

by jonadab (Parson)
on Feb 09, 2006 at 04:23 UTC ( #528997=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to On what column do you wrap your code?

It depends on the code. HTML for instance tends to get wrapped around column 80, except where that would break up an entity in an undesirable way. I tend to wrap elisp around column 120 or so. Perl code gets wrapped based on semantics, not column numbers. email is not, strictly speaking, code, but I tend to wrap it around column 70, because although *my* mailreader can correctly rewrap quoted text, some people with whom I correspond use lesser mailreaders. All of this changes in a web forum, where I use the width of the textarea as a guideline.
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[Corion]: It had been approved as a Perl Monks Discussion. It should now be approvable into SoPW
[choroba]: Approved
[LanX]: hmm aproval doesn't stick after move? Or was it a race condition
[Corion]: I think you need at least one reload after moving before you can approve in the correct section
[GotToBTru]: it was approved . but isnt now
[GotToBTru]: ah nevermind .. i was looking at one of 2
[GotToBTru]: SOPW version still shows approved by choroba

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