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

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re: Excellent points. For myself and my development team, I enforce an 80/120 rule: "stay under 80 characters whenever practical; stay under 120 charac...
 

I go with 100 on the soft limit, and treat 120 as a soft, but stronger limit. There are always some odd cases where it ends up being better.

For comments/api-docs I actually prefer having no limits at all and relying on auto-wrap. It's more natural to write prose that way.

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