[flashrom] [RFC] Coding style limits

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Dec 15 23:24:05 CET 2009

On 15.12.2009 21:53, Sean Nelson wrote:
> On 12/14/2009 8:31 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> I would like to move the column limit from 80 to some other agreed-upon
>> value, but I don't know which one.
>> - 100
>> - 120
>> - 132
> The reason for 80-column limit is due to historical reasons, IMO, but
> we could go with 4-space tabs and 100-column limit. I found with that
> setting almost everything can be fit on a line if need be. Anything
> bigger, I think there _is_ a better way to code a problem.

I'm against replacing tabs with spaces. It increases typing effort a lot
and that is painful especially if you reindent a big hunk of code (and
the indent tool is unusable without manual fixups).


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