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Re: [PROPOSAL] Change of convention for multiline string literals

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-03-28 04:50:19 CEST

On Mar 18, 2007, at 12:38 PM, Jonathan Gilbert wrote:

> At 09:46 PM 3/18/2007 +0300, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>> On 3/18/07, Jonathan Gilbert wrote:
>>> Any chance of getting this patch applied? I'd much prefer to be
>>> working
>>> with a sane inline file string literal format for the new authz
>>> test cases.
>>
>> Hi Jonathan,
>> I'm ready to apply this patch, but I want some arguments to align
>> SVN_NL to length of longest line. I prefer do not do this, because
>> it's easier to lost them out of screen in this case. I'll apply your
>> patch as is, if you give me some arguments for your approach.
>
> Here is my thinking:
>
> 1. Screen space today is cheap -- sufficiently so that I don't have
> a lot
> of sympathy for people who insist on hacking in 80x25 text-mode and
> then
> complain that code takes up too much space. :-)

-1 on anything that increases the width past 80 characters. I work
in 4 (2x2) 80x25 windows, so I still use my real estate, just in a
different way :)

Regards,
Blair

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