[RFC] Increase libstdc++ line length to 100(?) columns

Allan Sandfeld Jensen linux@carewolf.com
Mon Nov 30 16:28:54 GMT 2020


On Montag, 30. November 2020 16:47:08 CET Michael Matz wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Sun, 29 Nov 2020, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > On Sonntag, 29. November 2020 18:38:15 CET Florian Weimer wrote:
> > > * Allan Sandfeld Jensen:
> > > > If you _do_ change it. I would suggest changing it to 120, which is
> > > > next
> > > > common step for a lot of C++ projects.
> > > 
> > > 120 can be problematic for a full HD screen in portrait mode.  Nine
> > > pixels per character is not a lot (it's what VGA used), and you can't
> > > have any window decoration.  With a good font and screen, it's doable.
> > > But if the screen isn't quite sharp, then I think you wouldn't be able
> > > to use portrait mode anymore.
> > 
> > Using a standard condensed monospace font of 9px, it has a width of 7px,
> > 120
> A char width of 7px implies a cell width of at least 8px (so 960px for 120
> chars), more often of 9px.  With your cell width of 7px your characters
> will be max 6px, symmetric characters will be 5px, which is really small.
> 
I was talking about the full cell width. I tested it before commenting, 
measuring the width in pixels of a line of text.

'Allan




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