Closed Bug 988736 Opened 6 years ago Closed 4 years ago
add the informal "wrap lines longer than 80 characters" to the perl style guide
for as long as i can remember there's been an informal rule that perl code should be wrapped around 80 characters long. this isn't documented anywhere, which means it isn't actually a policy. i propose adding the following to our perl style guide section: "Line Length - You shouldn't extend lines past 80 characters if possible, and must not exceed 100 characters". i'm keen to avoid opening up a debate about if this rule is a good one or not; the point of this bug is to just formalise the current rule to help new contributors and reviewers.
bugzilla should follow PBP without exception -- specifically whatever perltidy -pbp does. This includes 80 column lines.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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