[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Windows documentation

Måns Rullgård mans
Wed Oct 24 00:19:06 CEST 2007

Ivo <ivop at euronet.nl> writes:

> On Tuesday 23 October 2007 23:15, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> All issues addressed, except the 80 characters thing. Does "below 80
>> characters" imply that it must be at max 79 characters, so that I have
>> to enter a new line when my cursor is positioned at column 80, or is it
>> column 81? I've always thought the 80 characters thing was so that it
>> took the entire console screen width, i.e. with cat. If I cat these
>> files, no line gets broken.
> That depends on the terminal. Some terminals wrap after writing the 80th 
> character. Others wrap when the 81st character is written. Therefore it is 
> better to stick to 79 characters.

Also consider the cursor placement when editing.  After entering 80
characters on a line, where do you place the cursor on an 80-column

M?ns Rullg?rd
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