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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Drop 80-character limit in checkpatch.pl
    On 17/12/09 16:21, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > I'd be ok with changing the warning to 132 characters, which is another
    > perfectly fine historical limit. Or we can split the difference, and say
    > "ok, 106 characters is too much". I don't care. But 80 characters is
    > causing too many idiotic changes.

    I find smaller limits help when you want to do side-by-side diffs,
    or `git blame` for example, but I agree there needs to be taste applied,
    so as to not mangle the code.

    cheers,
    Pádraig.
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