It seems the linewidth wars are starting up again.
Linus Torvalds speaks (characteristicly harsh, but not super rude) about restricting your code to a linewidth of 80, he says it is nonsense.
- basic tools like grep are line based and break if you break your lines
- monitors are wide
- we no longer live in the 80s
It is a small thing of annoyance for me when the python tools like flake8 or black complain about line length of 80. I usually set it to 120.
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