re: 80 Characters per Line Is a Standard Worth Sticking to Even Today VIEW POST


I started my development career using 80 characters, but I slowly found myself drifting to 100, and then finally 120, where I've stayed a while. While I totally get that you can't have 2 files at 120 characters side-by-side, you can stack them vertically. Maybe it's just me, but having any more than 2 columns in my editor feels too cramped.

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