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Do you limit the width of your source code?   [Edit]

Survey period: 26 Jan 2009 to 2 Feb 2009

76 columns? 100 columns? Anything and let word wrap deal with it? How do you swing?

OptionVotes% 
Yes, so that it can be printed easily1126.08
Yes, so it fits on my screen89548.61
Sometimes yes, sometimes no51628.03
No31817.27



 
JokeRe: Hey, baby, check out my aspect ratio. Pin
Sean J Conway30-Jan-09 9:59
Sean J Conway30-Jan-09 9:59 
JokeI limit length and width according to 16:9 Pin
Palavos27-Jan-09 1:41
Palavos27-Jan-09 1:41 
JokeRe: I limit length and width according to 16:9 Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 5:51
mvePIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 5:51 
GeneralRe: I limit length and width according to 16:9 Pin
13xforever27-Jan-09 6:10
13xforever27-Jan-09 6:10 
GeneralI prefer diagonal scrollbars. Pin
Naruki27-Jan-09 13:54
Naruki27-Jan-09 13:54 
GeneralRe: I limit length and width according to 16:9 Pin
Thomas Stockwell28-Jan-09 4:37
professionalThomas Stockwell28-Jan-09 4:37 
GeneralDo you limit the width of your source code? Pin
TomS4526-Jan-09 14:42
TomS4526-Jan-09 14:42 
GeneralRe: Do you limit the width of your source code? Pin
PIEBALDconsult26-Jan-09 17:07
mvePIEBALDconsult26-Jan-09 17:07 
TomS45 wrote:
how many columns a Hollerith card contained


You got me there, never used one, I was raised on DEC equipment in the 1980s.
My father brought some home from work once (in the 1970s), but didn't explain them.


TomS45 wrote:
a sheet of fanfold paper


Wide or narrow?


You didn't mention "hard copy terminals"[^], a printer with a keyboard.
GeneralI'm betting that YOU don't know... Pin
Naruki26-Jan-09 19:13
Naruki26-Jan-09 19:13 
GeneralRe: I'm betting that YOU don't know... Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 5:53
mvePIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 5:53 
GeneralRe: I'm betting that YOU don't know... Pin
TomS4527-Jan-09 13:17
TomS4527-Jan-09 13:17 
JokeAlways get the Straight Dope... Pin
Naruki27-Jan-09 13:50
Naruki27-Jan-09 13:50 
GeneralRe: I'm betting that YOU don't know... Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 14:49
mvePIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 14:49 
GeneralRe: I'm betting that YOU don't know... Pin
TomS4528-Jan-09 15:07
TomS4528-Jan-09 15:07 
GeneralRe: Do you limit the width of your source code? Pin
GMorris27-Jan-09 9:37
GMorris27-Jan-09 9:37 
GeneralRe: Do you limit the width of your source code? Pin
LarryDM27-Jan-09 11:39
LarryDM27-Jan-09 11:39 
GeneralRe: Do you limit the width of your source code? Pin
TomS4527-Jan-09 12:52
TomS4527-Jan-09 12:52 
JokeThen you certainly remember this phrase: Pin
Naruki27-Jan-09 13:52
Naruki27-Jan-09 13:52 
GeneralRe: Do you limit the width of your source code? Pin
Member 348023228-Jan-09 0:05
Member 348023228-Jan-09 0:05 
GeneralRe: Do you limit the width of your source code? Pin
zwickerr28-Jan-09 7:38
zwickerr28-Jan-09 7:38 
GeneralRe: Do you limit the width of your source code? Pin
Corporal Agarn30-Jan-09 10:03
professionalCorporal Agarn30-Jan-09 10:03 
General125 Pin
DrFrankenstein9026-Jan-09 8:30
DrFrankenstein9026-Jan-09 8:30 
GeneralRe: 125 Pin
Jeremy Falcon26-Jan-09 11:21
professionalJeremy Falcon26-Jan-09 11:21 
QuestionHow about readability? Pin
zwickerr26-Jan-09 8:30
zwickerr26-Jan-09 8:30 
AnswerRe: How about readability? Pin
Jalapeno Bob26-Jan-09 18:17
professionalJalapeno Bob26-Jan-09 18:17 

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