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From: Steffen Nurpmeso <>
To: Will Senn <>
Subject: [COFF] Re: [TUHS] Algol rules: was something about Rust is not C++
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 21:00:42 +0100	[thread overview]
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Steffen Nurpmeso wrote in
 |Will Senn wrote in
 | <>:
 ||Well, I just read this as Rust is dead... here's hoping, but seriously, 

Talking about dead, i suddenly had the braindead desire to
reformat all my actively maintained things (sh,perl,python,C) in
the Christian Christmas time.  Quite sudden i was looking at the
about 30 percent of my laptop screen that i actually use
(COLUMNS=191 LINES=55, but that only after libxft-2.3.7 introduced
a bug that is still not fixed, it was more more before (i was
using Xft.embolden with LiberationMono which i had forgotten, but
otherwise with Xft.antialias it looks terrible still .. with that
many lines)), and was thinking "widescreen will never disappear

Thus i dropped my yet always used attitude of 79 columns no matter
what, went back to tabulator indentation, and now use 120 columns,
without being strict (but max of about 140, as rarely as possible).
(Some old legacy sources still use the old style, but anything
planned to remain was converted.)

If that is not stupid and brain dead, i do not know.
Welcome back tabulators (it saved a lot of bytes!), and welcome
new widescreen world.  I do not regret it.

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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2023-02-01 20:00                   ` Steffen Nurpmeso [this message]

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