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SubjectRe: [PATCH] SubmittingPatches: Increase the line length limit from 80 to 100 colums
On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 10:55:45PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Friday 2012-02-03 11:07, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >[PATCH] SubmittingPatches: Increase the line length limit from 80 to 100 colums

> >As far as I'm aware I was the last regular kernel contributor who
> >still used a standard VGA text console, but both text (100 cols is
> >also arguably closer to various brain limits such as vision of field
> >and resolution restrictions

> Please, no.

> (Corollary 1) The older you get, the larger you like your glyphs to
> be (...and the FOV is likely to lower as well).

> 14pt and up usually. And there is not a whole lot that fit on
> 10.1-inch netbook screens that way.

> (Corollary 2) Travelers desire minimizing size and weight.

Or your vision is a bit better but you like multiple things over the
screen width...


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