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Re: style change: explicitly permit braces for single statements

On Jul 16, 2020, at 12:16 PM, Gerhard Sittig <> wrote:
Text line length does matter to those of us who put several
copies of code side by side.

It sounds like we need a better tool.  FWIW, when actually working on code, I’ve found that 120 is a better width than 80—with 80, there are just too many line breaks.  But I don’t mean to say that your preference is wrong—what sucks is that we have to compromise, instead of having tools that present the text the way that we want to consume it without changing anything in the underlying file. E.g. web browsers just reflow the text when you change the window width. Why don’t we have this for code editors?

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